'I would fall to the floor': Megan Hilty says she won't 'be able to take it' if Meryl Streep contacts her about 'Death Becomes Her'

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Megan Hilty is gearing up to embrace the iconic character Madeline Ashton played by Merryl Streep in the upcoming 'Death Becomes Her' musical based on the 1992 cult classic.

Speaking to , the 'Smash' star shared her excitement about the film and the challenges of stepping into the shoes of the character of the Academy winner.

Megan Hilty says she 'would fall to the floor' if Meryl Streep reached out to her

Hilty admitted that she has not had any direct contact with Streep as she said, "I don't know her and I can't imagine that she has any time to reach out to me."

"But I'm sure that they're aware that this is happening," she said. The 42-year-old actress further talked about how she would react if the 'Devil Wears Prada' actress reached out to her.

"I would fall to the floor. I don't know if I'd be able to take it," she admitted. The 'Death Becomes Her' musical, announced in September, is scheduled for a pre-Broadway run at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago in 2024 from April 30 to June 2.