Reese Witherspoon has nabbed her next TV project.
The 41-year-old actress has Once more found inspiration from the literary world, announcing on Friday her plans to bring Celeste Ng’s best-selling novel, Little Fires Everwhere, to TV as a limited series with Kerry Washington.
“Y’all! I’m so excited to tell you of which @kerrywashington as well as also I will be bringing #LittleFiresEverywhere to the screen together!” Witherspoon tweeted alongside a photo of herself as well as also Washington holding up copies of the book. “I love This kind of beautiful book about motherhood as well as also I can’t wait to finally collaborate with one of my favorite actresses.”
Washington also celebrated the news on her production company, Simpson Street’s, Twitter account. “Thank you Celeste (@pronounced_ing) for your brilliant as well as also beautiful novel. We are THRILLED to bring This kind of story to life with @RWitherspoon as well as also Hello Sunshine. #LittleFiresEverywhere #SimpsonStreetNews,” the post read.
Little Fires Everywhere, published in 2017, takes place in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where Ng grew up, as well as also centers on two families living from the 1990s, who are brought together through their children. The book was an instant bestseller as well as also was the September 2017 pick for Witherspoon’s book club.
Ng couldn’t be more thrilled to have Witherspoon as well as also Washington on board. “I am SO EXCITED to work with @RWitherspoon @kerrywashington — I literally can’t think of a better pair to bring Little Fires Everywhere to life!,” the author tweeted. “Thank you all for your well-wishes as well as also your excitement! Twitter keeps seizing up on me — can’t think why — yet I so appreciate all of of which.”
This kind of will be the third TV project Witherspoon has recently attached herself to, following Big Little Lies, which will be gearing up for its second season, as well as also a morning TV show drama with Jennifer Aniston. The latter was picked up by Apple in November For 2 10-episode seasons.
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