No holding back! Reese Witherspoon opened up to reporters in L. No, it was hard. Laughing, the Oscar winner said she even dialed author Strayed to complain about filming certain moments. The actress spoke fondly about the origins of her relationship with the author and ultimately, her decision to option the film under her production company with her husband Jim Toth. I read it in 24 hours on a plane to New York [and] I was sobbing. I need to hug her! Witherspoon comically recalled their first conversation, which was over the phone. This is Reese Witherspoon.
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By Eleanor Gower for MailOnline. She made her name in the movie world with girl-next-door roles, from the adorably ditzy Elle Woods in Legally Blonde to the chaste Annette Hargrove in Cruel Intentions. But nowadays, Reese Witherspoon is taking on more mature parts, and performs her first nude scenes in forthcoming movie Wild, based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir. It was scary and challenging.
'It was scary and challenging': Reese Witherspoon discusses her first nude scenes in new movie Wild
These roundtable sessions are 15 minutes long and the time limit is strictly enforced, so let's get to it. Reese, could you talk about But wait! Vallee, always the director, raises his hand for silence. He's holding a digital tape recorder that he turns on -- out comes the introduction to "El Condor Pasa," the Simon and Garfunkel song that echoes through "Wild. Witherspoon looks at him with a tight smile of her own.
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 Story continues below. 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. Meanwhile, Reese recently revealed that she would encourage her children to become actors if they wanted to.