The Weinstein Company Picks Up The Iron Lady with Meryl Streep

streep-ironlady-120.jpgAs if you needed further proof that Meryl Streep's performance as former British Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher is going to be at the top of the Oscar heap in 2012, there's this: The Weinstein Company has purchased the U.S. distribution rights for The Iron Lady, meaning Streep's Best Actress campaign will be directed by Harvey Weinstein. Sorry, all other actresses. [Deadline]