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Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara attached to Don’t Mess With Texas

Reese Witherspoon in Walk The Line

Story by Jack Foley

REESE Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara are attached to new comedy Don’t Mess With Texas.

The project has just been picked up by Universal with Witherspoon also on board to produce.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is a female-centered buddy comedy that will follow a police officer and a prisoner who are on the run.

It is not yet known who will play who and no director is attached.

Witherspoon most recently starred in Jeff Nichols’ Mud and will next appear in Devil’s Knot, about the West Memphis Three case.

Modern Family‘s Vergara will appear in Machete Kills and has signed on to star in the indie ensemble Chef, written and directed by Jon Favreau.

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