How does Reese Witherspoon
find time to breathe? Because the 43-year-old actress has so, so may projects in the works. In addition to starring in and executive producing Big Little Lies
alongside Nicole Kidman
, as well as an upcoming Apple TV series with Jennifer Aniston
, the actress is teaming up with yet another powerhouse star: Kerry Washington
. The women are currently shooting a limited series based on Celeste Ng
's widely popular bestseller, Little Fires Everywhere
. While a premiere date is likely still far, far in the future, here's what we know.
What Is Little Fires Everywhere About?
The novel takes place in a wealthy Ohio community in the '90s and hinges around a falling out between two families: the Warrens and the Richardsons. Witherspoon's character, Elena, is the uptight matriarch of the latter, which is a picture-perfect, all-American family that includes her lawyer husband and their four high school-age kids.