Walk the Line: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ginnifer Goodwin has been cast opposite Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix in Fox 2000's Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line for director James Mangold. Mangold's wife, Cathy Konrad, is producing along with James Keach.
Phoenix plays the country music legend, and Witherspoon portrays his wife and bandmate. Goodwin plays the part of Cash's first wife, Vivianne, who tries to deal with his infidelity and distance but eventually divorces him.
The screenplay is by Mangold and writing partner Gil Dennis. Goodwin's credits include Revolution Studios' "Mona Lisa Smile" and DreamWorks' "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!" She is shooting the indie feature "Love Comes to the Executioner."