Meryl Streep To Play Julia Child
Powell's book focused on a one-year project to cook all 524 recipes in "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Powell, a frustrated temp at the time, blogged on her quest.
Given the timeframe of Powell's cooking, it's unclear if Streep's Child will be a younger, fantasy version of the legendarily gregarious chef. Child died in 2004.
According to Variety, production on "Julie & Julia" could begin production sometime in 2008.
An Oscar nominee this year for "The Devil Wears Prada," Streep has most recently been seen in "Evening" and "Rendition," with "Lions for Lambs" on tap for later in the fall.
"Junebug" star Adams is stirring up positive buzz for "Enchanted" and "