Sienna Miller on learning Meryl Streep was in Extrapolations – The Hollywood Reporter

Sienna Miller recalls the moment she found out she would be working with Meryl Streep on Apple TV+ series .

during her performance The Tonight Show Friday evening that Anatomy of a Scandal The actress told Jimmy Fallon that she originally received an email from creator Scott Z. Burns asking to sign up for the eco-drama. “It said, ‘I’d love it if you did that,'” she recalled. “We had worked together The loudest voice. He had directed an episode of it. I know we were friends.”

But it was the last line in the message that really sold her on the show. She said, “There was a PS: ‘Meryl Streep plays your mother.’ At that point I thought, ‘I don’t have to read it. Count me in.'”

She added: “That’s a bucket list, isn’t it, for any of us? Gladly even in the room.”

The series follows the effects of climate change on the planet and the impact it would have on humanity, but is told from different points of view and interconnected stories. In episode two, “Whale Fall,” set in the year 2046, marine biologist Rebecca Shearer (Miller) develops a relationship with Eve, the last humpback whale on Earth. And she can communicate with Eve by assigning her the voice of her late mother, played by Streep.

Miller previously said The Hollywood Reporter that it was “extraordinary” to watch the Oscar winner work on the set.

“She can laugh for a minute and then suddenly give the most emotional performance you’ve ever seen, and she’s so truthful,” she said of Streep. “Because she’s so open and available, it just inspires something in return.”

But the chivalry The actress explained to Fallon that she was still nervous about starring alongside Streep. “Not to mention having to look her in the eye and act because all you want to do is watch what she’s doing,” Miller said. “She’s so brilliant.”

The last episode of extrapolations Premieres Friday on Apple TV+.

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