8 books Reese Witherspoon is bringing to life on screen

By Courtney Shea, Chatelaine

8 books Reese Witherspoon is bringing to life on screen


When most of us really like a book, we might tell a couple of gal pals. When Reese Witherspoon likes a book, she snaps up the movie rights. In 2012 she launched her production company Pacific Standard, with a mandate to address the dearth of female-centric stories in mainstream entertainment. Since then, she has made a habit of turning great books into great film and TV shows, including the compulsively watchable Big Little Lies, which, she recently said, could actually come back for a second season. She’s also turned #RWbookclub, a hashtag with over 24,000 followers on Instagram, into one of the most reliable reading lists since Oprah’s picks. Here are eight books Witherspoon has already optioned. – Courtney Shea, Chatelaine

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