Reese Witherspoon has joined the cast of Atom Egoyan’s “Devil’s Knot” which begins shooting this Summer says Deadline.
Witherspoon will play Pam Hobbs, the mother of a West Memphis 3 murder victim, who initially believes the trio committed the crime.
She is eventually is persuaded that they are innocent. The trio were exonerated from the 1993 murders this past August, after spending nearly two decades in prison.
Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson penned the screenplay which is adapted from Mara Leveritt’s 2003 non-fiction book.