Julia Roberts: 'I can't wait to work with Meryl Streep in August: Osage County'
One of the most successful stars Julia Roberts has said she's very excited to co-star with Meryl Streep in August: Osage County.
This year's 'Best Actress' Oscar winner Streep is to play Roberts's mother in the big-screen adaptation of Tracy Letts's critically acclaimed play, which will mark the first time the two actresses have worked together in a live action movie.
Roberts commented in an interview with 'On The Red Carpet' that, she is keenly anticipating beginning work on August: Osage County.
"It's getting there, it's getting exciting, for sure," Roberts beamed. "I can't wait!"
The 'Sleeping with the Enemy' star added of her admiration for Streep: "It's like a dream come true [to work with her]."
Harvey Weinstein and Jean Doumanian are to produce the film, whereas John Wells, who has helmed episodes of 'The West Wing' and 'ER', will direct August: Osage Country.
The star-packed film August: Osage County is expected to be released in 2013.