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Author Cheryl Strayed's best-selling novel Wild will be adapted into a big-screen film starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon, Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced."We are so excited to be working with Fox Searchlight to bring Wild to the screen," said Witherspoon in a statement. "It is an extraordinary company that continually strives to bring original, inspirational films to the marketplace."The novel centers on the character of Cheryl, a woman who decides to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, a thousand-plus mile path, alone as she deals with the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother. The film has yet to secure a director, but is slated to begin production in the late fall.