Meryl Streep had to brush up her singing skills for her latest film, 'Into the Woods'
As unbelievable as it may sound, Meryl Streep says she had to work really hard for her role her latest film. The Oscar-winning actress plays the wicked witch in the movie Into The Woods which is based on the hit musical.
Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Oscar a record 18 times although she has won the coveted golden statuette just thrice. Pic/AFP
According to Streep, taking on the role in the musical meant doing her singing excercises that she remembered from her time at Yale University. "I thought, yes, I'm going to do this and I really worked very hard to bring my voice back."
The actress wanted to make the film because it's a classic. "This is a great piece of American theatre history," adds Streep. The film is based on the Stephen Sondheim Stage Production.