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Why Is Reese Witherspoon Going ‘Wild’?

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Reese Witherspoon gave fans a sneak peek of her newest movie role on Friday when she tweeted a pic of herself on the set with the caption, "Here's first pic of me as Cheryl Strayed in WILD. So excited to play @cherylstrayed in a movie!"

Reese will be playing Strayed in the film adaptation of her best-selling memoir. The book, which gained popularity after it was featured in Oprah's Book Club, documents Strayed's struggles as she hiked 1,100 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail, a challenge she embarked on in 1995 after her mother died of lung cancer at the age of 45 and her marriage was falling apart.

But Reese isn't the only one excited about her new role. Strayed tweeted the same pic with the caption, "The first photo of Reese Witherspoon as me in 1995! Crazy beautiful amazing to see this."

Check out the vid to see Reese's "Wild" role, and be sure to tune in to "omg! Insider" on TV tonight for the latest in entertainment news.

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