By Carey Purcell
27 Mar 2014
The script features Streep as a woman who, seeking fame and fortune as a rock star, abandoned her family. Decades later, she decides to be a mother again to her estranged children, one of whom is going through a divorce.
Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia") will direct, and Marc Platt will produce.
Cody is an Academy Award winner for "Juno." Her screenwriting credits also include "Young Adult," "Jennifer's Body" and "United States of Tara."
She is a three-time Academy Award winner for "The Iron Lady," "Sophie's Choice" and "Kramer vs. Kramer." Her numerous screen appearances also include "August: Osage County," "The Devil Wears Prada," "Doubt," "Julie & Julia," "Postcards from the Edge" and "The Bridges of Madison County." She will be seen as The Witch in the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods.