Reese Witherspoon Dates Young in the Home Again Trailer

June 19, 2017
Somehow we blinked and Reese hit her 40s. We are feeling our age.

Veteran rom-com director Nancy Meyers is taking on a producing role here, while her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer takes up the family trade. Home Again sees Reese Witherspoon’s recently separated suburban mum taking up with Pico Alexander’s 20-ish indie filmmaker, but things get complicated when her ex (Michael Sheen) comes back on the scene. Candice Begin and Lake Bell co-star.

This looks like it could be fun. Of course, swallowing the notion of Reese Witherspoon as a harried housewife with dating dramas is a fairly high price of admission, but that’s a pretty good cast, and tonally it looks set to promise the requisite number of gentle chuckles, if not exactly belly-laughs.

Home Again hits Australian cinemas later this year.

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