Reese Witherspoon Talked About Why Women Need Better Roles In Hollywood

“There’s just a whole spectrum of female emotion that isn’t represented in film in any way.”

In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Weekly, Reese Witherspoon opened up about likability and the pressures she's felt to conform to a certain standard while working as an actor in Hollywood.

Witherspoon was joined by fellow actors Eva Longoria, Elizabeth Banks, and Kerry Washington.

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Witherspoon felt her character in Wild, though a departure from her past roles, resonated with her on a personal level.

Witherspoon felt her character in Wild, though a departure from her past roles, resonated with her on a personal level.

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Witherspoon produced Wild through her own production company to avoid butting heads with a studio about the character's likability.

Witherspoon produced Wild through her own production company to avoid butting heads with a studio about the character's likability.

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She discussed some of the reservations a traditional studio might've expressed had she gone that route to produce the movie.

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