Meryl Streep unaware of Mamma sequel

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 24 January 2010
Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep unaware of Mamma sequel

Meryl Streep insists she hasn't been approached by producers about starring in the rumoured sequel to 'Mamma Mia!'

Meryl Streep is clueless about the 'Mamma Mia! 2' rumours.

The Oscar-winning actress - who appeared in the film version of the ABBA-inspired musical 'Mamma Mia!' in which she played the lead role of Donna Sheridan - insists she hasn't been approached by film bosses about appearing in the rumoured sequel, but isn't concerned because she's enjoying a break from acting.

The 60-year-old actress said: "I heard that they were talking about it, but I am not sure it's real, it's not anything I'm on the inside track of. No one has told me anything yet.

"I try to live right now anyway. And right now I feel the need to stop for a moment and breathe because I've worked very hard in the last two and a half years, seven films - it's a more than I've ever done."

Meryl recently spoke about how she was just happy to be alive, well and working.

She said: "I'm very f***ing grateful. I have so many friends who are sick or gone, and I'm here. It's incredible - I'm 60, and I'm playing the romantic lead in romantic comedies!

"I've been given great, weird, interesting parts well past my sell-by date. I remember saying to my husband when I was 38, 'Well, it's over.' And then we kicked the can down the road a little further."

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