Meryl Streep Playing a Rock Star? Yes, Please.Hillary Crosley Coker3/26/14 1:10pm264EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkMeryl Streep as a once-career-driven-now-retired rock star? Yes please. The Academy Award winner is attached to a script called Ricky and the Flash crafted by Juno writer Diablo Cody with Jonathan Demme as the director. Demme helmed the emotional, Anne Hathaway-led Rachel Getting Married.