Reese     |     Career     |     Gallery     |     Media     |     Fun     |     Web/Site     |     Main
December 19, 2012   •  Category: Career, News & Gossip, Other1 Comment

Reese is voicing her support for Naomi Watts and her performance in The Impossible in Entertainment Weekly’s new ‘Consider This’ Oscar featurette. Being a big fan of Naomi Watts myself, I am so excited to see Reese doing this! Reese describes the film so powerfully and eloquently.

To see what Reese is talking about, go and see The Impossible when it hits US theatres on December 21st. Check out international release dates at IMDB.

CONSIDER THIS: Reese Witherspoon’s fan letter to Naomi Watts for ‘The Impossible’

With Academy Awards voting underway, EW’s Prize Fighter is kicking off the “Consider This” series, asking folks with Oscar histories of their own to share their personal favorites of the year. Reese Witherspoon, who won the best actress award in 2006 for Walk the Line, shared with us a letter she wrote to Naomi Watts about her role in The Impossible, playing Maria Belon, a mother of three fighting for her family’s survival in the 2004 tsunami:

Hi Naomi,

I know we don’t know each other well. I hope it’s ok that I am reaching out to you, because I simply could not contain my enthusiasm about your performance in The Impossible.

Wow. Just wow. I was blown away by the film. The story of survival and the incredible images of the tsunami and the performances of the entire cast were astounding. By far, one of the best films I have ever seen in my life.

I could not speak for 24 hours after seeing the film. It was more than a movie. It was a mediation on life and family and humanity. It was fortifying.

But the life-breath of the film is you.

Your brutal physical performance, the ferocity of your mothering spirit and the soul touching moments where you hold on to life with every part of your being were incredible.

Not since I saw Meryl Streep’s performance in Sophie’s Choice have I been so moved by an actress’s performance. It also reminded me of Sally Field’s Norma Rae as well. Such strength and absolute vulnerability in the same performance. A mother who is determined to teach her child what it means to be a good person even when facing her own mortality. You showed every side of Maria’s story.

If I have anything to do with it (and I will literally tap dance on Sunset Boulevard for you!), you will be holding every beautiful statue that exists by the end of February.

But more importantly, you have created a performance that will stand the test of time.

Congratulations. And thank you sharing your heart and soul so openly.

With respect,

Reese

The Impossible, based on a true family’s story and directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, opens on Dec. 21.

So far, Watts has been nominated as best actress by the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Golden Globes, and the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Entertainment Weekly



Comment by Jordan Trinca on Dec. 19, 2012

Hey Reese i am a huge of your movies, You are just a Beautiful,lovely and a talented person i loved you in walk the line you and Joaquin Phoenix should start singing together you are just great together you should make a album!Follow me on twitter (TheSurvivor2025) It would be a honour to get in touch or just chat with you, Thank you.





snapsbyreese           @ReeseW
ReeseWitherspoon         ReeseWitherspoon



Current Projects
Big Little Lies (2019)
Seasons 1 & 2 available now on HBO
Role: Madeline
Genre: HBO TV Series - Drama
News / Info / Photos / Official Site


The Morning Show (2019)
Season 1 available now on AppleTV+
Season 2 premiering September 17th
Role: Bradley Jackson
Genre: Apple TV+ Series - Drama
News / Info / Photos / Official Site



Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Season 1 available now on Hulu/Prime Video
Role: Elena Richardson
Genre: Hulu TV Series - Drama
News / Info / Photos / Official Site



Sing 2 (2020)
To be released December 22nd 2021
Role: Rosita
Genre: Animation, comedy, musical
News / Info / Photos / Official Site



Legally Blonde 3 (2022)
In production - to be released May 2022
Role: Elle Woods
Genre: Comedy
News / Info / Photos / Official Site


Full Filmography      
Rumoured Roles News   → All Projects In Development






Latest Photos


View 210,000+ Reese photos in our Gallery



Glamour Tweets



Favourite Affiliates
Isla Fisher Meryl Streep Jennifer Aniston Ginnifer Goodwin Amy Adams Jessica Chastain Keira Knightley Kirsten Dunst Kathryn Newton Emily Blunt Rachel Weisz

View All Affiliates



Site Information
Link Back to Glamour Reese Witherspoon Contact Owner: By email
Opened: November 2001
Hosted By: Flaunt.nu
Currently 20 Users Online

eXTReMe Tracker
Glamour Reese Witherspoon is an unofficial fansite dedicated to supporting and promoting the career of Reese Witherspoon. We have no contact with Ms Witherspoon or her family or management. No copyright infringement is intended through the use of content within this website ...
Disclaimer     Privacy Policy     DMCA