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FREEDOM RINGS FOR REESE

Reese Witherspoon is in talks to star in the Universal feature Freedom Writers, based on The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Group of Extraordinary Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Witherspoon will play the real-life teacher who encouraged a group of "at-risk" students at Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif., to keep a daily record of their thoughts and feelings.

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Reese Witherspoon is in talks to star in the Universal feature Freedom Writers, based on The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Group of Extraordinary Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Witherspoon will play the real-life teacher who encouraged a group of "at-risk" students at Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif., to keep a daily record of their thoughts and feelings.