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Meryl Streep to star in Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers movie

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Veteran is set to play the lead role in "The Laundromat", a Steven Soderbergh-directed thriller about the Panama Papers.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, and are also in early talks to join the project.

The Panama Papers was a set of leaked documents that shared financial information of offshore entities, revealing fraud, tax evasion and attempts to avoid international sanctions by some of the biggest names from across the world.

has penned the script, which is based on the book by titled "Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of and the Global Elite".

Michael Sugar, Lawrence Grey, Gregory Jacobs, Soderbergh and Burns are producing the

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 14:30 IST