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Meryl Streep to star in 'The Giver'

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MUMBAI: The famous Devil Wears Prada actress will be playing Chief Elder in the film - The Giver. The movie is an adaptation of the Lois Lowry novel of the same name that will be directed by Phil Noyce.

A co-production between the Weinstein Company and Walden media, it will start shooting in South Africa in eight weeks. Streep will play the Elder, who is the authoritarian in charge of keeping order in a society that seems utopian. The trouble begins when the man who receives the ‘memories of life‘ brings out a rebel in him.

The book had won the Newbery medal in 1994. The movie is being produced by Bridges and Nikki Silver. Streep is repped by CAA.

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