RICKI AND THE FLASH is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Rachel Getting Married) and written by Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno, Young Adult). It stars Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan, Rick Springfield, and Streep’s real-life daughter Mamie Gummer.
In an original and electrifying film loaded with live musical performances, Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer; Rick Springfield, portraying a Flash member in love with Ricki; Kevin Kline as Ricki’s ex-husband; and Audra McDonald as Kline’s new wife.
- via Sony Pictures UK