Why Reese Witherspoon Needed Fake Feet

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Dipping her toes into a new role.

Sep 30, 2013 | 05:58 PM

No, Reese Witherspoon is not experimenting with a new kind of pedicure. The "Water For Elephants" star is getting ready for her upcoming role in "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail." Adapted from the bestselling memoir by Cheryl Strayed, "Wild" tells the story of Cheryl's epic 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. Along her journey, the author developed blisters, boils, and worse—hence, Reese is having an arsenal of fake feet made for the part.

While doing some lower-impact traveling last weekend, it appears Reese ran into Cheryl at Los Angeles International Airport, and shared this sweet, impromptu reunion between the onscreen and offscreen "Wild" heroines.

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