London, Oct 21 IANS | 10 months ago

Actress Laura Dern has joined the cast of the upcoming movie "Wild".


Dern will play actress Reese Witherspoon's on-screen mother in the movie, which will be directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, reports deadline.com.

Written by Nick Hornby, the movie is an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's best selling 2012 memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail".

The movie chronicles Strayed's 1,000-mile journey walking the Pacific Crest Trail after divorce, drug abuse and the death of her mother.

(Posted on 21-10-2013)