Meryl Streep Says Mamma Mia

Meryl Streep will star in Universal Pictures and Playtone’s adaptation of the popular ABBA musical “Mamma Mia!” reports the trades.

The story revolves around a bride-to-be and her formerly rebellious mom who raised her on a Greek island and never disclosed the identity of her father. The bride locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding.

Streep will play the mom, the first musical she’s been a part of. Theater director Phyllida Lloyd is in negotiations to make her feature directorial debut on the pic.