Meryl Streep Cooks Up Julia

Meryl Streep will star as legendary chef Julia Child in Sony Pictures “Julie & Julia” reports the trades.

An adaptation of the 2005 book, the film follows Julie Powell, a government worker, who decides to cook her way through Child’s classic, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” in one year’s time out of her small Brooklyn kitchen.

Powell blogs her daily experiences, gaining a loyal following along the way. Sony is in negotiations with Amy Adams to co-star as Powell. Nora Ephron penned the script and is directing.