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[UPDATED] U.S. Citizen Reese Witherspoon Allowed To Stand on American Ground and Be in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice'

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Bringing back together the award-winning chemistry of Walk the Line, and also half the leads of the 2010 James L. Brooks comedy How Do You Know, Paul Thomas Anderson has added Reese Witherspoon to the cast of Inherent Vice. She'll appear alongside former co-stars Joaquin Phoenix and Owen Wilson in the Thomas Pynchon adaptation, a '70s-set detective tale of kidnapping and getting high. Benicio del Toro recently joined the production as well, while Philip Seymour Hoffman remains conspicuously absent. A film can only hold so many flowing blonde tresses.

UPDATE: Jena Malone and Martin Short have also reportedly joined the film as, respectively, a former drug addict and "Fuckin' Martin Short! When's the last time I saw that guy in a movie?"

  • May 10, 2013
    Ever maintaining a delicate balance of intellectual, auteur-driven fare, Frat Pack jerkery, and lending dogs/vehicles a Texas drawl, Owen Wilson is adding another film to the dwindling first category with a part in Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice. TheWrap reports he's in n... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2013
    In a move that could extend his drug-fueled legal practice beyond the hazy confines of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Benicio del Toro is in talks to play attorney to a pot-smoking detective in Inherent Vice. Paul Thomas Anderson is adapting and directing the Thomas Pynchon no... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2012
    Already attached to star in a belated adaptation of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, Reese Witherspoon will continue her mission of furthering every romantic-comedy conceit we neglected in the mid-'90s with a lead role in The Beard, a movie Chernin Entertainment is plan... / Continue →
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