Meryl Streep Cast in Musician Biopic, Preemptively Wins All the Emmys

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Meryl Streep, 18-time Oscar nominee and doyenne of the American screen, will play opera icon┬áMaria Callas in a film adaptation Terrance McNally’s play Master Class for HBO, Page Six reports. Mike Nichols will direct.

Listen, they don’t even need to make the thing. Meryl Streep and a musician biopic and Mike Nichols? Congratulations, you’ve already won all the Emmys. That was a really great acceptance speech. Meryl, I liked your glasses.

Filming is set to begin in January. Emmys are scheduled to begin September 2015.