Hot off her hit series “Big Little Lies” on HBO, Reese Witherspoon will be starring in a new romantic-comedy called “Home Again” this fall. You will have to wait a few months before the film hits theaters, but you can watch the first teaser-trailer for the film below.
In the film Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies,” Wild, Walk The Line, Sweet Home Alabama) will star as Alice Kinney, the film itself is being billed as a modern romantic comedy. Recently separated from her husband, (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place to live. Alice agrees to let the guys stay in her guest house temporarily, but the arrangement ends up unfolding in unexpected ways. Alice’s unlikely new family and new romance comes to a crashing halt when her ex-husband shows up, suitcase in hand. The studio calls the film “a story of love, friendship, and the families we create”. You can watch the first official teaser-trailer below.
Fans of Witherspoon can catch her in the upcoming adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time,” Witherspoon will be playing the role of Mrs. Whatsit in that project. The film was directed by Ava DuVernay, and is based on the novel written by Madeleine L’Engle. The screenplay for the drama was written by Jennifer Lee. Joining Witherspoon in “A Wrinkle in Time” will be Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, Mindy Kaling, Oprah Winfrey and Levi Miller.
As for “Home Again,” the film is currently scheduled to hit theaters on September 8, 2017. The film will have some pretty hefty competition, though in a totally different drama. Also opening that weekend will be the horror-thriller adaptation “IT”.