WEEK IN WOMEN: Riley Keough to star in DAISY JONES & THE SIX – Brandy McDonnell reports

Riley Keough is set to play the title role in the upcoming Amazon original series Daisy Jones & The Six, with director Niki Caro also on board for the show, which is based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Caro will direct multiple episodes, including the initial installment, and will work as executive producer alongside Reese Witherspoon.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Witherspoon and Fox Acquire LEAGUE OF WIVES – Brandy McDonnell reports

Fox 2000 and Reese Witherspoon are partnering to adapt The League of Wives, telling the little-known story of a group of women — wives of military men who would never describe themselves as feminists — who banded together to save their husbands. during the Vietnam War.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 4-10: HOT PURSUIT

Opening May 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Hot Pursuit, directed by Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, The Proposal) and starring Reese Witherspoon as a by-the-book cop trying to protect the newly-rich widow of a drug boss (Sofia Vergara) on a journey through the wilds of Texas. Read on…

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