24 January 2013 9:48 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Reese Witherspoon is in talks to star in Philippe Falardeau's indie drama "The Good Lie" at Black Label Media.

The story follows a young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys.

They develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to his new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind.

Falardeau ("Monsieur Lazhar") helms from a script by Margaret Nagle. Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill, Thad Luckinbill, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Karen Kehela Sherwood will produce.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Reese Witherspoon
Ron Howard (I)
Brian Grazer

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners