For actors and filmmakers, a festival premiere is an especially vulnerable moment, a time when critics, peers and audiences might laugh in the wrong places or cry in the right ones, might anoint a movie or demolish it. It could be the greatest movie ever made or Witherspoon, 38, plays Strayed on her journey to self-discovery, a trip undertaken with a giant pack full of hurt on her back after a divorce and the death of her mother, Bobbi. Dern plays Bobbi, an ethereal figure whom Strayed considers the love of her life.
Reese Witherspoon Was "Terrified" Of Her Latest Film's Sex Scenes
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The year-old actress has to appear naked in her new movie, 'Wild', which her year-old daughter, Ava, finds "weird". Reese explained: "Ava's 15 and there are parts in the film that I had to explain to her. I told her, 'I'm naked in the movie Reese - who also has year-old, Deacon with her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe and two-year-old Tennessee with her husband Jim Toth - sympathises with her daughter, admitting that it would be just as weird for her if her mother did the same thing.
Reese Witherspoon says doing naked scenes in 'Wild' were 'scary and challenging'
Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment News. Despite taking part in one of film's best sex scenes of all time Cruel Intentions 4-EVA , Reese Witherspoon isn't exactly known for shooting particularly provocative roles. As such, she was understandably just a little freaked out by the prospect of getting down-and-dirty for her new film, Wild. Witherspoon stars as author Cheryl Strayed , who dabbled with drugs and promiscuity before embarking on her empowering hike through the Pacific Crest Trail.
It's safe to say that Reese Witherspoon is way out of her comfort zone when it comes to playing a heroin addict in her new film Wild. Known for playing the quintessential "good girl" on-screen, Reese is now opening up to Harper's Bazaar U. Reese plays the real-life Cheryl Strayed, whose bestselling memoir of the same name details the brutal solo hike Strayed took at the age of 26 along the Pacific Crest Trail. It just required being in a really raw emotional place that didn't feel good.