5 interesting facts about Witherspoon & Vergara

The female comedy film Hot Pursuit is going to release this weekend in the USA. It stars two prominent personalities, one from the world of movies and the other is the reigning queen of television – Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. The movie is about cops, drug lords, their wives, chases, gunfire, you get the gist. From the initial promos, it does not seem that interesting, and there would be quite a few who may hop over for a second visit to Avengers: Age of Ultron rather than try their luck with an average-looking comedy flick. But even if they do opt for Hot Pursuit, at least one thing is certain, the combination of Witherspoon and Vergara would not disappoint! So since these two actresses would be arriving at the big screen soon, I choose to enlighten you with some interesting facts that you may not be aware of about them.

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Reese Witherspoon

#1 Reese Witherspoon made her first appearance in front of the camera at the age of seven in an advertisement of a florist.

#2 Reese’s production company is called Type A Films, which has been derived from the nickname “Little Type A” that her parents had coined. The first movie to be produced by Type A Films was Penelope.

#3 Reese Witherspoon made her movie debut with The Man in the Moon which released in 1991. She had auditioned for a bit role, but was given the lead role instead.

#4 The highest grossing movie of Reese Witherspoon is the animated film Monsters Vs. Aliens which earned $381.5 million worldwide. In the non-animated category, it is Walk The Line ($186.4 million).

#5 Reese Witherspoon won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics’ Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award, for her performance as June Carter in Walk The Line (2005). She became only the eighth actress to win all these awards for the the same performance.

Sofia Vergara

#1 Sofia Vergara made her first appearance in front of the camera at the age of seventeen for a Pepsi commercial broadcast in Latin America.

#2 Sofia Vergara got her big break on television in 1995 with the soap Acapulco, Cuerpo y Alma, a Mexican production. But she became popular across Latin America when she started hosting the Spanish travel show Fuera De Serie.

#3 Sofia Vergara made her Hollywood movie debut in 2002 in the comedy movie Big Trouble.

#4 For her popular role in the TV series Modern Family, Sofia Vergara has been nominated multiple times for an Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG, but she has not won any of these awards yet.

#5 For three years in a row, Forbes has listed Sofia Vergara has the highest earning TV star (estimate of $37 million earnings in 2014).


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