Meryl Streep Loves Cats For Dewey

Meryl Streep will star in the fact-based film based on Vicki Myron’s novel “Dewey” for New Line Cinema says the trades.

An adaptation of Myron’s “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World,” Streep will play the author who works at a library in Spencer, Iowa.

A kitten, who wandered in through an after-hours book return slot on a cold winter night, is rescued by her co-workers and becomes the library’s mascot.,br>

It soon charms and inspires patrons and staffers and, over the course of a long life, acquires an international fan club.

Pamela Gray will adapt the script. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey will produce.