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Reese Witherspoon Lines Up Role In The Beard

8 August 2012
Reese Witherspoon is pretty in pink at the 'This Means War' press conference at Lotte Cinema in Seoul, South Korea, on February 23, 2012
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Reese Witherspoon is pretty in pink at the 'This Means War' press conference at Lotte Cinema in Seoul, South Korea, on February 23, 2012 -- Getty Images

Reese Witherspoon has lined up another romantic comedy.

The actress is set to star in and co-produce "The Beard," based on a script by Becca Greene (MTV's "Good Vibes,"), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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No plot details were available on the project - from Chernin Entertainment - but beard, when applied to a woman, usually refers to a gal who poses as the lady love of a secretly gay man.

Reese, 36, most recently appeared in the rom com, "This Means War," alongside Chris Pine and Tom Hardy.

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Next up for the actress is "Mud," a drama in which she co-stars with Matthew McConaughey.

A U.S. release date for the film, about a group of young men who help a fugitive avoid capture, has not been announced.

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