November 2, 2005

Witherspoon shooting for ‘Reckoning’

By Tatiana Siegel

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Reese Witherspoon might
have her day of reckoning at Paramount Pictures.

The actress is developing the dramatic thriller "The
Reckoning" through her Type A Films shingle as a possible
starring vehicle.

Based on a book by Jeff Long, the story centers on a
photojournalist who arrives in Cambodia to cover the U.S.
military search for the remains of an American pilot shot down
during the Vietnam War. The book was published by Atria in

Ted Tally ("Red Dragon," "The Silence of the Lambs") penned
the screenplay, which is out to directors.

Witherspoon returns to theaters on November 18 in the
Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line."

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter