Highlights From "August: Osage County" Starring Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep

Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Sam Shepard, Juliette Lewis and Ewan McGregor head the cast of "August: Osage County," the film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play which earned multiple Tony Awards including Best Play, Best Direction of a Play, Best Leading Actress in a Play and Best Featured Actress in a Play. Directed by John Wells ("ER," "Shameless") and with a script by Letts, the film takes a darkly comedic look into the troubled Weston family whose strong-willed women reunite after a death in the family. The film opens in New York and Los Angeles on December 27. Read the Playbill Brief Encounter with Letts.
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