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Don’t mess with the Southern Mafia! That’s the nickname Reese Witherspoon has for her circle of close friends, with whom she can candidly share all her struggles with kids, marriage and work. But it wasn’t always that way. The Oscar-winning actress, 39, admits she didn’t always have the greatest friends in the world. “I learned […]

Lionsgate has snapped up the rights to Jessica Knoll’s first novel Luckiest Girl Alive, which Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea will produce under theirPacific Standard Films banner. The Simon & Schuster tome will be published May 12. Luckiest Girl Alive centers on Ani FaNelli, a 28-year-old New Yorker who appears to have it all: a sought-after position at a […]

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara seem like an odd couple—and they play one in Hot Pursuit, directed by Anne Fletcher (The Proposal). Witherspoon is Officer Cooper, a by-the-book cop sent to protect Mrs. Riva (Sofia Vergara), the sexpot wife of a drug lord. After Riva’s husband is killed, they end up on the run together. The two actresses couldn’t stop […]

Reese Witherspoon is set to star as one of the first female American soldiers to risk their lives on the battlefield in the military biopic Ashley’s War, reports Deadline. As Hollywood continues to scout for patriotic material in the wake of huge box-office success for Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper, Witherspoon’s production company Pacific Standard has […]

Add Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon to the growing list of celebrity presenters scheduled to appear on the 2015 Oscars telecast. The five, whose participation was revealed Friday (Feb. 6) by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, join previously announced presenters Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey […]

Reese Witherspoon had a good morning: The Wild actress got her second Best Actress Oscar nomination (she previously won for Walk the Line), and her co-star Laura Dern, who plays Witherspoon’s mother in the film, also snagged a Best Supporting Actress nod. EW talked to Witherspoon about her big day. EW: Were you awake? Reese Witherspoon: […]