Meryl Streep Shops At Costco

No, this isn’t a tabloid story on the order of “Stars: They’re Just Like Us!” It’s about how Meryl Streep (pictured), according to producer Harvey Weinstein, prepared for her role in “August: Osage County.” He says: “In order to do this role correctly, she was at Costco at two o’clock in the morning shopping like a homeless person. She becomes the role. She lives it. She is it.” Why do I keep thinking of Olivier‘s advice to many a young immersive-method performer: Just try acting!

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