Reese Witherspoon joins pharmaceutical industry comedy…

Reese Witherspoon will produce and star in a comedy about the pharmaceutical industry.

Pharm Girl follows an ambitious employee who rises through the ranks of a shady drugs company.

Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Bad Santa, I Love You, Phillip Morris) will write the screenplay and are expected to direct.

Witherspoon will next appear in James L. Brooks’s untitled comedy.