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Meryl Streep Sings a Song Written by Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice in 'Ricki and the Flash': Watch

Meryl Streep in a still from Sony Pictures' "Ricki and the Flash."
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Meryl Streep in a still from Sony Pictures' "Ricki and the Flash."

Meryl Streep...rock star?

Streep can clearly do anything, and in her newest film, Ricki and the Flash, she'll prove it with a role that's a bit different than many of her typical parts over the years. Playing a guitarist/singer who leaves behind her family in pursuit of superstardom, things get awkward when she returns home and attempts to become part of her adult children's lives.

Meryl Streep Covers Gaga, Springsteen, Petty in New Film 'Ricki and the Flash'

Streep, who previously sang on screen in films such as Mamma Mia and Into the Woods, learned to play several songs on guitar -- including a new one written just for the film by Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice. Listen to "Cold One" below.