"It was important to have someone play opposite Meryl whom she found really sexy, so you could imagine a sexual history between them that had died." In fact, Streep, 63, and Jones, 65, have more in common than it appears. (During our photo shoot, Jones, a Harvard grad, cracks up when his wife offers a line about Southern literature from novelist Pat Conroy, and Streep, who got her M. Married for 34 years to sculptor Don Gummer, Streep has four children, ages 21 to 32. Jones, wed to third wife Dawn since 2001, has a son, age 29, and daughter, 20, from his second marriage. I believed who she was, and I felt like I knew her and loved her. Tommy Lee Jones, in contrast, came from rural Texas, where even in youth, his face seemed to mirror his hardscrabble environment, carved with lines like a peach pit. See also: Discuss your favorite Streep roles and costars Strange bedfellows unless you ask director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada), who cast Streep and Jones as the leads in his film, Hope Springs, a portrait of a midlife couple grasping to regain their sexual passion. I'm not like that at all, but I know people who are. If you could call anyone you know for marriage advice, who would it be? How do you continue to be passionate about life as you age? But I just lost two really close friends in the last two years, and, man, you realize you've got just seconds. I mean, my kids wouldn't dare say they were bored to me. "Tommy's an extraordinary actor first, but he's also sexy," says Frankel. from the Yale School of Drama, makes reference to the Roman poet Lucretius.) They claim four Oscars between them but cite their offspring as their proudest accomplishment. But, obviously, you understood a reluctance to talk about and confront the issue of sexual intimacy? MS: Well, I find the older I get, the more intense my appetite for living and for appreciating life gets. “I just stared at her all night, and she just stared back.” Though the night included some impromptu face-licking, it didn’t immediately lead to more.As Lee told , “the problem with meeting someone you like in Los Angeles is that everybody is always too busy to get together,” and even when they did finally make a date, Anderson had to cancel because of work commitments. The film under discussion is Hope Springs, a comedy-drama in which she stars alongside Tommy Lee Jones as one half of a middle-aged couple that is suffering from relationship inertia. Streep, too, has played a part already, in the 2009 comedy It’s Complicated, directed by Meyers. At 63 years old Streep is as witty as she is talented. This film is a way to talk intimately about things that matter in a way that we don’t often get to see with people our age in the movies.” This is changing, however, thanks largely to filmmakers like Nora Ephron and Nancy Meyers who have both dipped into the love lives of the over-50s.
She said yes, hugged me and stuck her tongue down my throat.” The ceremony, attended by eight guests and ending with Lee throwing his new bride in the ocean, was non-traditional in just about every way; in fact, instead of buying rings, the two had them tattooed on their fingers.
The 54-year-old extremely blessed drummer had a smokin' pair of long legs and burgundy lips Wednesday night in Calabasas -- and they belong to a 30-year-old ex-Vine star Brittany Furlan.
She once had the biggest following of any woman on Vine, while Tommy's had the biggest ... Good to see Tommy's still living by his motto: Live long and prosper.
that it was “heartbreaking and shocking.” Not the most auspicious of beginnings for a marriage, perhaps, but these crazy kids just had to be together, as evidenced by the whirlwind four-day courtship that saw Lee jetting off to Cancun and chasing Anderson down during the middle of a modeling gig.
It’s the kind of stalkerish behavior that would get most guys arrested today, but as Lee later told , it fit right in with their relationship to that point.