Meryl Streep, Adam Brody and Marley Shelton Land New Roles
Posted on Thu Jul 1, 2010 12:51 PM PDT

meryl200.jpgMeryl Streep will be appearing in The Iron Lady, a biopic about British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Phyllida Lloyd will be directing the project.

According to producers, the script "tells the story of a woman who smashed through the barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world. The story concerns power and the price that is paid for power, and is a surprising and insightful portrait of an extraordinary and complex woman."

The movie is expected to start shooting later this year.

In other casting news, producers of Scream 4 have now added Adam Brody, Marley Shelton and Erik Knudsen to the cast.

Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson will be heading the effort.

Also in the cast: Scream's original characters played by Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell.

As for Adam Brody, he'll play a cop who has recently graduated from college. Shelton will have a connection with Neve Campbell's character.

The movie is expected to hit theaters in 2011.