[Movies] Reese Witherspoon Set to Star in Wild Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 08.21.2013
For director Jean-Marc Vallee…
Deadline reports that director Jean-Marc Vallee is readying his next project, Wild, with Reese Witherspoon attached to star.
The film is based on the bestselling memoir of the same name by Cheryl Strayed. Nick Hornby is adapting the screenplay.
The story follows Cheryl Strayed as she hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone, after the death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage. The journey ultimately strengthens and heals her.
The film will be produced by Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea through Pacific Standard alongside River Road Entertainment's Bill Pohlad.