According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reese Witherspoon is developing the dramatic thriller The Reckoning through her Type A Films shingle as a possible starring vehicle.

Based on a book by Jeff Long, the story centers on a photojournalist who arrives in Cambodia to cover the U.S. military search for the remains of an American pilot shot down during the Vietnam War.

Ted Tally (Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs) penned the screenplay, which is out to directors.