Meryl Streep to Rule As Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher?

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher? The actress is in talks to reteam with her Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd for Thatcher, a biopic of the former British prime minister.

According to The Hollywood ReporterJim Broadbent is in talks to play Thatcher’s husband, Denis.

The film is being developed by Pathe and BBC Films.

Damien Jones is producing and came up with the story with Brian Fillis, who wrote the screenplay.

Set in 1982, the project tracks Thatcher as she tries to save her career in the 17 days preceding the 1982 Falklands War.