In buddy comedy Hot Pursuit (fka Don’t Mess With Texas), Reese Witherspoon plays an uptight cop trying to protect the widow (Sofia Vergara) of a drug kingpin as they race through Texas. The pic, a combo of Midnight Run and The Heat, is being produced by Witherspoon and her Pacific Standard partner Bruna Papandrea with Dana Fox. Vergara and her manager Louis Balaguer are exec producers. The script is from David Feeney and John Quaintance. Pic opens wide on May 8. Check out the trailer above.
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