James Bond and Mr. Darcy were just the beginning for Meryl Streep. “Turns out [she’s] a bit of a slut.” In Nancy Meyers’ It’s Complicated, the Mamma Mia! star juggles Jack Donaghy and a mild-and-crazy guy. In the film’s trailer, Streep’s bitter divorcee becomes The Other Woman when she and her remarried ex (Alec Baldwin) renew their passions. Caught in between is Steve Martin’s sweet, square architect.
My first thought when I saw this was, “Wow, Meryl Streep’s going to star in two $100 million hits this year.” (I don’t mean to jinx Julie & Julia.) What a run for the actress who, in her “Hollywood prime,” flailed in attempts to prove her stardom with misses like The River Wild and Death Becomes Her. What she’s doing now is unprecedented for an actress of her…experience.
What did you think of the trailer, PopWatchers? Too much Something’s Gotta Give? Which supporting character most caught your eye: Lake Bell, John Krasinski, Rita Wilson, Lake Bell? And who would you rather have dinner with: Alec Baldwin or Steve Martin?