Steve Carell joins Great Hope Springs February 21, 2011 Office star has great Hope! Steve Carell is in talks to star in the coming film Great Hope Springs. The Office star would to appear alongside Meryl Streep in the lfilm. Helmed by Devil Wears Prada director David Frankel, Carell is in line to play Streep’s therapist in the domestic drama about a middle-aged couple experiencing marital problems. Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Gandolfini will also be starring in the project.