Streep plays Miranda Priestley in this comedy directed by David Frankel. Naïve college graduate Andrea Sachs accepts a job as second assistant to Priestley, the ruthless executive editor of Runway, a fashion magazine. Co-starring Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci.
One of the things that I admire about her is her willingness to just say directly what she wants, and she has an expectation that she will get it. That is not viewed in our society as an attractive quality in a woman sometimes. People are very intolerant of it.