Reese Witherspoon Plays Cheryl Strayed In “Wild”

reese witherspoonIt appears like Reese Witherspoon ready to have the journey of her life.

The 37-year-old actress shared a picture of her on WhoSay on Friday (Oct. 18) that showed her carrying a heavy backpack on her shoulders on the set of a new upcoming movie ‘Wild’, where she playing the role of Cheryl Strayed.

Reese said that she’s very excited to play Cheryl Strayed in a movie. The film is being produced by the Water Elephants star herself and is based on 2012 best-selling memoir by Cheryl, which tells her story of 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Coast Trail. The memoirs unfolds inexperienced hiker Cheryl’s road to self-discovery on the trail.

Cheryl also joined Reese and her film crew in Oregon and shared a picture on her Facebook page and mentioned that it was an extraordinary experience of her seeing Reese Witherspoon wearing the same clothes she wore on the trek, the same hair style and color.

The 45-year-old author also added that Reese packed her monstrous and loathed backpack just the way she did and was awed, humbled and excited for Reese to watch the movie.

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