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Reese Witherspoon is all smiles as she arrives at Los Angeles International (LAX) Airport - California, United States - Monday 17th April 2017

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Reese Witherspoon out and about in Beverly Hills wearing a red floral dress on International Women's Day - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 8th March 2017

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Reese Witherspoon at the 'The Big Little Lies' Film premiere - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 8th February 2017

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Reese Witherspoon seen on the red carpet at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Sunday 8th January 2017

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Reese Witherspoon at the 2017 HBO Golden Globe After Party - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th January 2017

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Reese Witherspoon at Beverly Hills Tiffany And Co. store which was celebrating the renovation of their premises. Beverly Hills, California, United States - Thursday 13th October 2016

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Actress Reese Witherspoon chats on the phone before entering a spa in Brentwood, California, United States - Friday 8th July 2016

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Reese Witherspoon - Reese Witherspoon is all smiles as she leaves an office building in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 6th October 2015

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'Hot Pursuit' Stars Reese Witherspoon And Sofia Vergara Admit An All-Female Production Team Is More Fun


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The release of the Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon starrer Hot Pursuit may have caught movie-goers by surprise, but the pairing falls squarely within the “I didn’t even know how much I needed this until now” category.

Academy Award winner Witherspoon, also one of the film's producers, plays an uptight police officer who has to protect the more outgoing widow of a drug boss, played by Colombian-born Vergara. By the synopsis alone, we can lump this in with the kind of cop comedy we’ve seen with Bad Boys, Showtime and, on the “female-driven” front – because that’s a genre now –  Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy’s 2013 offering, The Heat.

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Witherspoon produced and starred in the female-driven flick.

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Reese Witherspoon Helps The Cast Of 'Saturday Night Live' Apologise To Their Mothers


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On last night's edition of 'Saturday Night Live' guest host Reese Witherspoon led the ‘SNL’ cast as they made some very public apologies to their mothers for for all those times they behaved badly, as well as embarrassing themselves a little in the process. The Hot Pursuit star was hosting the show for the second time in her career, 14 years after her first appearance in 2001.

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Introducing her own mother Betty, Reese apologised for a time she said she was going to sleep over at her friend Ashley's house, but was actually going to a hotel with her boyfriend. But proving she always really was a good girl, young Reese ended up feeling so guilty she just went back to Ashley's anyway.

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"Hot Pursuit" Lags Behind Box Office Predictions And "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"


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This weekend at the box office – things went exactly as predicted, in that Avengers maintained its top spot, making bank with another $77.2 million, making it the film with the second highest sophomore weekend gross of all time. It surpassed the second weekend of Fox’s Avatar ($75.6 million) but fell behind predecessor Marvel’s The Avengers ($103.1 million).

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Despite receiving favourable reviews, Hot Pursuit didn't do too well at the box office.

Directed by Joss Whedon, Age of Ultron follows superheroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) as they battle  the new villain of the franchise, technological ultra baddie Ultron (James Spader). Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson also star in the film as twins Wanda and Pietro Maximoff, aka (this isn’t a spoiler, they were in the trailer) Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver.

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Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman Team Up To Star In & Produce 'Big Little Lies'


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Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will star in and produce HBO's limited series, Big Little Lies. The series is an adaptation of Liane Moriarty's 2014 novel of the same name. Writer David E. Kelley, who created such shows as Ally McBeal and Boston Legal, has written the screenplay for the upcoming series.

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A Week In Movies: Red Carpets Draw Stars In Los Angeles And New York, While Two Film Crews Hit The Streets Of Brooklyn And New Trailers Drop For Three Festival Favourites


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Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara led the charge as their new action comedy 'Hot Pursuit' premiered in Los Angeles this week. It's about an uptight policewoman trying to protect the colourful widow of a drug kingpin as they are chased by corrupt cops and mob killers. It opens this weekend in America and in July in the UK. 

More: Check out pictures of the LA Premiere for 'Hot Pursuit' here

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Video - Reese Witherspoon Is Beautiful In Blue Outside 'Letterman'


Reese Witherspoon wears a flattering low-cut royal blue dress on her arrival outside 'The Late Show With David Letterman' studios in New York, where she stopped to pose for paparazzi photos before entering the building.

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Reese Witherspoon Shares Picture With Her Daughter - Check Out The Remarkable Resemblance!


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Reese Witherspoon's daughter looks just like her mum! Witherspoon posted a photograph with her 15-year-old daughter Ava on Instagram on Thursday (30th April) and their similarity is certainly striking. Witherspoon and Eva were getting ready for the Los Angeles premiere of Witherspoon's latest film, Hot Pursuit, when the photo was taken. Ava is Witherspoon's daughter with her ex-husband, Ryan Phillippe. Although Ava looked remarkably like her mother, she certainly has a look of Phillippe about her - especially around the nose!

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Reese Witherspoon Criticises Actors Who Won't Take On Gay Roles


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Reese Witherspoon has criticised actors who refuse to portray homosexual characters on screen. The 39 year old star believes that actors who won’t take on gay roles need to “lighten up” and accept that part of their job is to “transform”.

In a joint interview with Sofia Vergara, her co-star on the upcoming movie Hot Pursuit, Witherspoon told Pridesource.com: “I think gay people are able to play straight roles; straight people are able to play gay roles. The whole point of being an actor is to transform. If people don't understand that we need to be malleable in our sexuality, then I think they need to lighten up.”

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Sofia Vergara & Reese Witherspoon - Hot Pursuit Video Interview


'Hot Pursuit' stars Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon talk about working with each other on the action comedy, and the hilarity that ensued while filming in a press interview.

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Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman - Hollywood's biggest stars were snapped on the red carpet as they arrived for the 87th Annual Oscars awards ceremony which was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 201

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Our 5 Favourite Feminists, In Honour Of Reese Witherspoon's #AskHerMore Campaign


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Reese Witherspoon took to the 2015 Oscars to promote a new feminist campaign #AskHerMore, a movement created to encourage reporters to put more career centric questions to female celebrities on the red carpet, rather than just asking about their designer gowns.

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Reese Witherspoon brings #AskHerMore campaign to the Oscars

We think we have a new favourite celebrity feminist. If it wasn't enough for Witherspoon to take on such an inspiring feminine role in her latest movie 'Wild'; a film based on the memoirs of Cheryl Strayed, a first time hiker who walked 1,100 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail in a journey of self-discovery; she is now encouraging other actresses and celebrities to want more from their public appearances. The star took to Instagram with a list of questions she hoped to hear as she appeared on the red carpet at the Oscars, including 'What's the biggest risk you've taken that you feel has paid off?' and 'What accomplishment are you most proud of?'. 

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Julianne Moore Wins Best Actress Oscar For 'Still Alice'


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Julianne Moore won Best Actress at the 2015 Oscars. She won her gong for the lead role in Still Alice, in which she plays Dr. Alice Howland, a woman struggling with Alzheimer’s.

She fended off fierce competition from Marion Cotillard (Sandra Bya in Two Days, One Night), Felicity Jones (Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything), Rosamund Pike (Amy Elliott-Dunne in Gone Girl) and Reese Witherspoon (Cheryl Strayed in Wild).

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Julianne Moore won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of an Alzheimer's sufferer in 'Still Alice'

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Hot Pursuit Trailer


US intelligence services have been following the exploits of a Mexican drug Cartel lieutenant for a long time. They also happen to have uncovered a woman who is willing to testify against him (Sofía Vergara). A Texas police officer (Reese Witherspoon) is sent to collect the woman and bring her in. This is where problems begin to arise, however, as the Cartels are notorious for their violence and brutality, leading to the two women being forced to make their way back to the police station with trained killers at their backs.

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Reese Witherspoon And Sofia Vergara Are Hilarious In Hot Pursuit


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One is a pint-sized blonde with a talent for Oscar-winning acting and picking excellent films to star in. The other is a Columbian beauty famous for brilliant comic timing and turning heads wherever she goes. Together, Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara make an outstanding couple. Together in a comedy film – brilliant.

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The two actresses take an outstandingly funny turn in Hot Pursuit

The two lovely ladies star in Hot Pursuit which focuses on Witherspoon as an inept Texas policewoman who is charged with looking after Vergara, a drug dealer’s widow, from criminals and general low-lives.

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Reese Witherspoon and JK Simmons - Various stars of film and television were photographed after the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards which were held at the Royal Opera House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Inherent Vice Review


Good

Like the Thomas Pynchon novel it's based on, this film remains infuriatingly evasive as its central mystery deepens. Also like Pynchon, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson is more interested in characters than plot, expertly orchestrating a lively cast in a series of raucous scenes. That these moments never quite add up to a coherent bigger story may feel unsatisfying, but the groovy 1970s vibe is infectious, and there's a lot of fun to be had in watching these actors play around with the rambling dialogue and nutty interaction.

It's set in 1970 Los Angeles, where private investigator Doc (Joaquin Phoenix) is a stoner who'd rather not work at all. Then he agrees to help his ex-girlfriend Shasta (Katherine Waterston) find her missing property developer boyfriend Mickey (Eric Roberts). But this immediately puts him on a collision course with his long-time nemesis, Detective Bjornsen (James Brolin), a frozen-banana loving tough-guy cop known as Bigfoot. And the deeper Doc gets into the case, the more confusing it gets. Not only is the presumed-dead Coy (Owen Wilson) very much alive, but it's unclear whether a key clue about Golden Fang refers to a boat or a secret dental society. And suspiciously, Doc's DA friend Penny (Reese Witherspoon) always seems to be one step ahead of him on the case.

Anderson opens the film with a blinding flood of information and then simply never allows us to catch up, so like Doc we can't quite get a grip on what's actually going on. This effectively makes us feel as stoned as he is, bewildered by the way even the simplest revelations seem to contradict each other. But even as everything gets increasingly confusing, Anderson writes and directs scenes with a vivid intensity that's both hilariously entertaining and darkly involving. Each sequence carries a powerful punch, giving the superb cast plenty of quirky details to work with.

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Reese Witherspoon - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015

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Reese Witherspoon - A variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they attended the Producers Guild of America's 26th Awards ceremony which was held at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 24th January 2015

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Reese Witherspoon - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards which were held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 15th January 2015

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Wild Review


Very Good

Reese Witherspoon gives a beautifully stripped-back performance in this epic journey based on the memoir by Cheryl Strayed. The title has a double meaning, as it follows this wild child through the Wild West in a quest to find her centre. This metaphor is as obvious as Cheryl's badly over-loaded backpack, but while the messages are unmistakable the filmmaking and acting are raw and natural. And the settings are spectacular.

After a chaotic patch of wanton living, seen in flashback, Cheryl (Witherspoon) sets off to hike a thousand miles along the Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada. She has no idea what she's doing, but bravely goes for it, overcoming feelings of loneliness before getting to know some fellow hikers along the trail as she traverses deserts, mountains and forests amid sunshine, rain and snow. All of this gives her a chance to make sense of a variety of memories involving her mother (Laura Dern), her ex-husband (Thomas Sadoski), her younger brother (Keene McRae) and her best friend (Gaby Hoffmann). And there are plenty of issues that need to be sorted out.

The film is structured in a way that lets us learn about Cheryl's past gradually. Important facts and events are dribbled in throughout the hike, shaping Cheryl's physical odyssey into a journey of self-discovery, which is more than a little gimmicky. Especially when "telling" quotes are printed right across the screen. Thankfully, Nick Hornby's script and Jean-Marc Vallee's direction never moralise about her history of promiscuity and drug abuse. These things are not the problem: they are symptoms of what's wrong with Cheryl. And this gives the film a maturity lacking in most Hollywood-studio films that are happy to find easy explanations and solutions.

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Biopics Win Big At 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival Awards [Photos]


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The 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards saw accolades going to some very well-deserved movies from the last year - with some even more well-deserved individuals picking them up.

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[L-R] Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch and J.K. Simmons at Palm Springs Film Festival Awards (Credit: Michael Buckner at Getty Images Entertainment

 Unsurprisingly, the Ensemble Cast Award went to the actors from 'The Imitation Game'; a movie depicting the era-defining career of codebreaker Alan Turing during World War II and his subsequent arrest for being homosexual. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role, with the likes of Allen Leech, Matthew Beard and Alex Lawther - the latter of whom plays Turing's younger self. Directed by the BAFTA nominated Morten Tyldum, the movie has already been nominated for five Golden Globes, and it definitely looks to be in line for an Academy Award.

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Reese Witherspoon Told Cheryl Strayed 'Wild' Was A 'Rocket Ship'


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It's not an uncommon thing for regular individuals to have a story so inspiring that Hollywood want to take it on, but for Reese Witherspoon, the story of Cheryl Strayed's 1,100 mile journey in her book 'Wild' was one of a kind.

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Reese Witherspoon admits 'Wild' book brought her to tears

Witherspoon's latest movie sees her play a very real woman, whose hardships in her life with drugs and bereavement encouraged her to go on a voyage of self-discovery by taking on the testing Pacific Crest Trail despite having never had any previous hiking experience. 'I read the first half of the book on a plane and I was just in tears', Witherspoon confesses. 'Then I just couldn't wait to get back to the book and I read the rest on the flight back. I said, 'I don't know who Cheryl Strayed is, but I need her number immediately.''

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Inherent Vice - Extended Trailer


Larry "Doc" Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) is a simple man. When he's not abusing illicit substances, he's solving crimes as a private investigator - although those two do sometimes overlap. But as the 1960s breath their dying breath, Doc's life is going to get perhaps a little too interesting for his liking. When his ex-girlfriend shows up one day, Doc finds himself unable to stay unintegrated with the 70s, as his new employer and former lover has him tracking down her new boyfriend and trying to thwart the plans of his wife and HER boyfriend. And if that wasn't complicated enough for him, there's something to do with a mysterious 'Golden Fang'. It's gonna be one hell of a decade.

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Reese Witherspoon Blames Bad Career Choices On Ryan Phillippe Divorce


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Reese Witherspoon has been daring enough to try new projects in her career, especially since she has starred in a number of box office flops in recent years, but during the height of her success - winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for 2005's Walk the Line, the 38-year-old actress' personal life began to unravel.

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Witherspoon's career withered after her divorce

During a new interview with Charlie Rose, which aired on '60 Minutes' on Sunday (Dec 21st), Witherspoon opened up about her rollercoaster career, in which she went from being considered a leading Hollywood actress to a falling star, all while her 7-year marriage to her 'Cruel Intentions' co-star Ryan Philipe fell apart.

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Reese Witherspoon Aims To Unite Film And Feminism With 'Wild'


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Reese Witherspoon takes on a strong female figure in 'Wild', in a bid to reinvent the male-centred world of Hollywood filmmaking. As Cheryl Strayed, a real life feminist and activist, she shows just how dynamic female protagonists can be.

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Reese Witherspoon channels Cheryl Strayed in 'Wild'

You don't have to look too deeply into the film industry to discover just how male characters are out there compared with female roles, thus Reese Witherspoon takes on one of her most challenging roles yet in a movie that hopes to change that. 'About three years ago, Bruna Papandrea and I were just looking around and realising that they weren't developing that many great leading roles for women in film', she reveals, on how 'Wild' all started. 'Complex, interesting, dynamic women. So we decided to form a company and one of the first projects we bought was 'Wild'.'

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'Wild' Will Almost Certainly Win Reese Witherspoon Oscar Nomination


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Wild, Jean-Marc Vallée's new movie about a young woman who hiked more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail alone, will win Reese Witherspoon her latest Oscar nomination. The American actress plays Cheryl Strayed, who loses hope after the dissolution of her marriage and death of her mother.

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Much like James Franco in 127 Hours, Witherspoon navigates the largely solo movie with aplomb and here, in Wild, she may well be the height of her powers.

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Reese Witherspoon Is Adamant She Is Not America's Sweetheart


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Reese Witherspoon claims she isn't as sweet as you may think, and the 38-year-old actress definitely proved this with her most daring acting role to date in 'Wild,' a drama based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir 'Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.'

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Witherspoon claims she has never considered herself to be America's Sweetheart

Witherspoon, who is known for starring in rom-coms like 'Legally Blonde' and 'Sweet Home Alabama,' recently explained in the January issue of Glamour magazine why she isn't "America's Sweetheart."

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Reese Witherspoon's Daughter Isn't A Fan Of Mother's Nude 'Wild' Scenes


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Reese Witherspoon has been daring enough to try new projects in her career, especially since she has starred in a number of box office flops in recent years, and one of her most daring acting ventures comes in the form of 'Wild,' a drama based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir 'Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.'

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Witherspoon's daughter is embarrased by mother's nude scenes in 'Wild'

The 38 year-old actress stars as Strayed, who is a woman venturing out into the wilderness with a huge backpack to cover a thousand miles across the Pacific Crest Trail. Although she is expected to be a strong contender during the awards season, Witherspoon's daughter seems to be her harshest critics, mainly because of her mother's nude scenes in the drama.

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Oscar Winners Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman Set For 'Big Little Lies'


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Oscar-winning actresses Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman have signed on for TV series, Big Little Lies, by Ally McBeal writer David E Kelley. Based on the book by Liane Moriarty, the show will tell the story of three mothers with children in nursery school who get caught up in a murder mystery.

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Witherspoon and Kidman will play two of those women, whose seemingly perfect lives are turned upside down during a school fundraiser. The third role is yet to be cast.

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A Week In Movies: Stars Descend On London, While New Trailers Premiere For The Edward Snowden Doc And Films With Shailene Woodley, Jennifer Lopez And Chris Hemsworth


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Everyone who's anyone was in London this week for the 58th BFI London Film Festival, which held gala premieres for the likes of Wild (with Reese Witherspoon in attendance), Sundance winner Whiplash (Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons), Rosewater (comic-turned-filmmaker Jon Stewart), Electricity (model-turned-actress Agyness Deyn) and Mr Turner (Cannes winner Timothy Spall).

Photos - BFI London Film Festival - 'Wild' - Gala screening - Arrivals

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Reese Witherspoon Gets ‘Wild’ At BFI London Film Festival And Talks 2013 Arrest


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Last year the public saw another side of actress Reese Witherspoon, when a video emerged online showing the Oscar winner arguing with a police officer while her husband was being arrested for driving under the influence. Over a year later, Witherspoon has opened up about the incident while promoting her new movie Wild, where she plays a woman who embarks on a remarkable journey of self-discovery.

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Speaking about her 2013 arrest Witherspoon said, "I think it was a moment where people realised that I wasn't exactly what they thought I was. I guess maybe we all like to define people by the way the media presents them, and I think that I showed I have a complexity that people didn't know about. It's part of human nature," the actress said.

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Reese Witherspoon, Cheryl Strayed and Nick Hornby - BFI London Film Festival - Wild press conference - London, United Kingdom - Monday 13th October 2014

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Reese Witherspoon Drops Heavy Hint About Directing Gig At Power Of Women Luncheon


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Reese Witherspoon to become a director? I can totally see that happening. In fact, I can see it pretty clearly right now, after the Inherent Vice actress told E! News that she is, indeed, planning the big move to the director’s chair.

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Reese Witherspoon is heading for the director's chair and we should all be very very excited.

Like pretty much all of Hollywood (well, half of it, anyway) Witherspoon was at Variety’s Power of Women Luncheon this weekend, and here’s what she had to say to E!

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Viola Davis Recalls Childhood Spent In "Abject Poverty" To Spur Action For Starving Children


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On Friday, October 10, Variety’s Power of Women event honoured one very special woman for her work against poverty. Viola Davis may be an Oscar-nominated performer with her own successful TV show, but she had to fight her way there. The actress made sure to honor those still fighting in her speech.

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Viola Davis recalled her difficult childhood and lent her voice to the Hunger Is campaign.

"Although my childhood was filled with many happy memories, it was also spent in abject poverty," she explained to the audience, according to Us Weekly. "I was one of the 17 million kids in this country who didn't know where the next meal was coming from, and I did everything to get food. I have stolen for food. I have jumped in huge garbage bins with maggots for food. I have befriended people in the neighborhood, who I knew had mothers who cooked three meals a day for food, and I sacrificed a childhood for food and grew up in immense shame."

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Viola Davis Speaks About Growing Up In “Abject Poverty” In Power Of Women Luncheon Speech


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Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis has spoken of growing up in “abject poverty”, during an emotional speech delivered during the annual Power of Women luncheon on Friday (October 10th).

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The actress, who stars in ABC’s 'How to Get Away with Murder', was speaking about her own personal experiences growing up which led her to get involved in the 'Hunger Is' campaign.

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American film actress Reese Witherspoon was photographed after she had her lunch at the Montage Hotel wearing a white, sleeveless top and blue jeans - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 2nd October 2014

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Gone Girl Review


Extraordinary

Those who have read the blockbuster novel may be disappointed to know that author Gillian Flynn hasn't changed anything in adapting it to the big screen, so there aren't any surprises along the way. But they'll be glad to see the story so faithfully and skilfully adapted, with snaky direction from David Fincher and actors who add layers of new meaning to the characters. And non-readers are in for a thrillingly twisty experience as a mysterious conundrum shifts into a full-on thriller and then something much more intensely personal.

When Nick (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) is missing on their fifth wedding anniversary, he has no idea what has happened. As recounted in Amy's journal, their marriage has been a whirlwind of sexy highs and dark lows, as both writers lost their jobs in New York and moved to rural Missouri to take care of Nick's terminally ill mother. As a result, their marriage ran aground, and Nick increasingly turned to his twin sister Margot (Carrie Coon) for support. As two police officers (Kim Dickens and Patrick Fugit) investigate Amy's disappearance, the media circus begins to paint Nick as a villain, led by rabid tabloid-TV host Ellen Abbott (Missi Pyle). So while he suspects Amy's stalker-like ex (Neil Patrick Harris), Nick has little choice but hire a high-powered lawyer (Tyler Perry) to defend himself.

Even at nearly two and a half hours, this film races along breathlessly as events and revelations continually shift the perspective. It's clear from the start that neither Nick nor Amy (in diary-entry flashbacks) are particularly reliable narrators. Both are a bundle of secrets, although Nick remains far more sympathetic. Affleck gives one of his most textured performances in years as a nice guy who struggles to look "nice" for the cameras. His isolation and confusion are hugely involving, which contrasts strongly to Amy's far too confident point of view. Pike manages to bring out the peeling onion of Amy's personality beautifully, offering telling glimpses of the real woman beneath the characters she seems to always be playing. And the supporting cast add details that twist their roles as well. Dickens and Fugit are a terrific double act, while Coon and Harris constantly offer surprising hints about their characters beneath the bravado and concern.

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Reese Witherspoon

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22nd March, 1976

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