Everyone starts somewhere — and for Reese Witherspoon it was an advertisement in her local paper. Witherspoon stars as Dani Trant, a young tomboy, coming of age in Louisiana in the summer of In her video, Witherspoon describes how she first came to aspire to be an actress. I would do acting classes every Saturday for three or four hours. The star goes on to explain that after doing a few commercials, she saw an ad in her local paper looking for a year-old Southern girl to appear in a movie. She remembers seeing many highlights of Los Angeles while visiting for the screen test, including dipping her feet in the Pacific Ocean and driving past lines of palm trees on Wilshire Boulevard.
When " The Man in the Moon " made my list of the best films of , it was directed by Robert Mulligan. When it is seen by thousands of airline passengers on American and Delta flights early in March, the director's name will be listed as R. That's the pseudonym Mulligan chose when he felt it was necessary to disown the film. Mulligan, whose credits include " To Kill a Mockingbird " and " Summer of '42 ," said he agrees with airline policy calling for the removal of profanity or nudity that could be offensive to families traveling with children.
Glen Yi. The actress-producer was honored at the American Cinematheque Gala for her significant contributions and continuing influence in film. So what are you going to New York for by yourself?
By Eleanor Gower for MailOnline. She made her name in the movie world with girl-next-door roles, from the adorably ditzy Elle Woods in Legally Blonde to the chaste Annette Hargrove in Cruel Intentions. But nowadays, Reese Witherspoon is taking on more mature parts, and performs her first nude scenes in forthcoming movie Wild, based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir.