Meryl Streep Channels a Screwed-Up Rockstar in the Newest Trailer for 'Ricki and the Flash'

She's definitely not a traditional mom.

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Update 7/16: The newest trailer for Ricki and the Flash is here, and it does not disappoint. Meryl—we mean, Ricki—is a rocker mom whose return home sparks a series of emotions and introspection for all of her children, and her of course.

Original story, 5/7: Meryl Streep continues to demonstrate her performing prowess as a guitar-wielding superstar and unconventional mom in the trailer for Ricki and the Flash.

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Streep plays Ricki Rendazzo,a leather jacket donning, tattooed musician who returns home from touring after finding out that her daughter's fiancé has left her. While staying with her ex-husband and his current wife, Ricki comes to realize how strained her relationships with her children truly are. To top if off, her ex-husband's wife is unafraid to take jabs at her absenteeism, and her son tries to hide his engagement to keep from having to invite her to the wedding.

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Through it all, Ricki continues to reach out to her family, in hopes to work past her screw-ups.

"I was never a traditional mom," Ricki says. "But I am a musician and I'd like to give all I have to you."

Ricki and the Flash will hit theaters Aug. 7.

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