Meryl Streep may be on her way to Number 10 Downing Street: The Academy Award-winning actress is in talks to play British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in a biopic simply titled 'Thatcher.' According to The Hollywood Reporter, Streep would reteam with her "Mamma Mia!" director Phyllida Lloyd for the Pathe/BBC Films production set in 1982, just before the Falklands War that boosted Thatcher's popularity and helped her win a second term as British PM. Jim Broadbent is in talks to play Thatcher's husband, Denis.
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