Reese Witherspoon Joins ‘Devil's Knot’

The actress will play the mother of a West Memphis 3 murder victim, who starts to question whether the imprisoned trio are guilty of the crime.
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Reese Witherspoon Joins ‘Devil's Knot’

Reese Witherspoon joins Devil's Knot Actress Reese Witherspoon has joined the cast of Devil's Knot for director Atom Egoyan.

Reese Witherspoon will play Pam Hobbs, the mother of a West Memphis 3 murder victim, who initially believes the trio committed the crime, but eventually is persuaded that they are innocent. The West Memphis 3 - Damien Wayne Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Miskelly - were exonerated from the 1993 murders in August, after spending nearly two decades in prison.

Atom Egoyan is directing from a screenplay by Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson, which is adapted from Mara Leveritt's 2003 non-fiction book.

The project is seeking independent financing, with production slated to begin this coming summer.

Sources:Deadline

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