Big shake-up looming for the judges’ panel of the 11th season of Idols SA as local muso is set to be added as a judge!

Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she regularly undergoes steam treatments to cleanse her vagina

Meryl Streep: Thatcher film 'painful'

2011-12-13 10:23
 
Meryl Streep Margaret Thatcher

Los Angeles - Meryl Streep found filming The Iron Lady "very painful".

The 62-year-old actress portrays former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the movie and because it was shot on such a tight budget, the long days of filming were very gruelling.

She said: "It was difficult for me physically because I spend at least 40 percent of the film as an old woman.

Tiny budget

"We were on a tiny budget, we had very long days and there was no rest. Standing for 12 hours at a time was very painful and all I wanted was a great masseur."

Meryl also admitted she was very nervous on her first day of filming and is grateful to her British co-stars for their support.

She said: "I walked into the rehearsal hall and there were 45 of the most wonderful British actors and they'd all done deep homework into the characters they were portraying, so I never felt more like I was from New Jersey than at that moment.

"But they were really generous and gave me credibility and I'm very grateful to them."

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    meryl streep  |  movies  |  the iron lady  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Poor little Annie gets a dusty hand-me-down instead of a fancy new coat. Read More »
Add your review

The new Steve Jobs biopic will feature Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet, Universal Pictures has confirmed. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.