Meryl Streep and Rick Springfield Rock & Kiss In ‘Ricki And The Flash’ (Trailer)

Meryl Streep and Rick Springfield Rock & Kiss In ‘Ricki And The Flash’ (Trailer)

Meryl Streep and 80’s pop star/actor Rick Springfield rock out together and even kiss in the upcoming film, ‘Ricki And The Flash’. The award winning actress plays an aging rocker who gave up family life in search of fame and now gets a chance to make things right. Real life (and aging) rocker Rick Springfield, takes an unusual place as a member of the band The Flash and love interest to Streep’s character, Ricki Rendazzo.

Rick Springfield in Ricki and The Flash

Streep & Springfield (Ricki & Greg) perform with the Flash at the Salt Well in RIcki and The Flash. © 2014 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC.

Springfield, who was born in Australia is best known for his number on hit ‘Jessie’s Girl’ in 1981 and as the character Noah Drake, on the soap General Hospital. Both he and Streep are the same age at 65.

Ricki And The Flash Trailer – Meryl Streep & Rick Springfield

Ricki and The Flash was written by Academy Award winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno). She was inspired by her real life mother-in-law, who fronted a band in New Jersey.

Meryl Streep and daughter in Ricki and The Flash

Julie (Mamie Gummer) and Ricki (Meryl Streep) in TriStar Pictures’ RICKI AND THE FLASH. © 2014 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Meryl’s daughter in the Sony Pictures film, is played by her real life daughter Mamie Gummer. Ricki and The Flash will be the third film the two have starred in together.

Directed by Oscar winning director Jonathan Demme, the movie also stars Kevin Kline and Audra McDonald. In theaters August 7th.

Photo: ©Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

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