Meryl Streep`s daughter to play Mitt Romney`s reporter

Los Angeles: Actress Meryl Streep daughter Grace Gummer has landed a role in TV drama `The Newsroom`.

Gummer, 26, who appeared in films like `Meskada` and `Larry Crowne`, will have a recurring role on the HBO`s upcoming drama series, said the Hollywood Reporter.

She will play Hallie Shea, a reporter who is embedded with the US Presidential hope Mitt Romney campaign.

Gummer, who co-starred in Nickelodeon`s `Gigantic`, guest-starred on NBC`s `Smash` last season as the daughter of Eileen (Anjelica Huston).

Her sister, Mamie Gummer, stars in the CW`s freshman drama `Emily Owens, MD`.

The date for the second season of `The Newsroom` is yet to be decided.


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