Ever since winning Best Actress for her turn in Walk the Line, it’s fair to say that Reese Witherspoon hasn’t particularly challenged herself with her choice of film roles. Well, she seems back in the game today with the release of the first Trailer for Wild. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee of Dallas Buyer’s Club fame, written by novelist turned screenwriter (An Education) Nick Hornby, and co-starring the likes of Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffman, and Thomas Sadowski, the flick appears like solid awards bait. Take a look below and see if you think the movie will be a player at this year’s Oscars. In my eyes, it seems like Witherspoon will certainly be in play with the help of the folks at Fox Searchlight, but see for yourself with this look at Wild.
Here’s the Trailer:
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