Reese Witherspoon Was 22-Years-Old When Filming Pleasantville

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Reese Witherspoon starred as Jennifer/Mary Sue in Pleasantville, a 1998 fantasy comedy-drama film by American film director Gary Ross.

She co-starred with Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, Don Knotts, Paul Walker, Marley Shelton, and Jane Kaczmarek.

Reese Witherspoon as the shallow, popular and outgoing Jennifer in PleasantvilleReese Witherspoon as the shallow, popular and outgoing Jennifer in Pleasantville

The movie was filmed in a town built from scratch in Malibu Creek State Park in California. Reese was 22-years-old when filming her scenes as Jennifer/Mary Sue.

Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon star as high-school twins David and Jennifer in PleasantvilleTobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon star as high-school twins David and Jennifer in Pleasantville

In February 2015, the American actress joined Jennifer Lopez, Chrissy Teigen, Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, and Marion Cotillard at the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Reese Witherspoon shows off her Tiffany & Co. diamond jewelryReese Witherspoon shows off her Tiffany & Co. diamond jewelry

The then 38-year-old actress donned an off-the-shoulder floor-length dress from Tom Ford featuring black detailing.

Reese Witherspoon's off-the-shoulder floor-length Tom Ford gownReese Witherspoon’s off-the-shoulder floor-length Tom Ford gown

She accessorized with intricate Tiffany & Co. diamond jewelry and sported Jimmy Choo platforms that unfortunately could not be seen underneath her dress.

Frances Hannon, Reese Witherspoon, and Mark Coulier at the 2015 Academy AwardsFrances Hannon, Reese Witherspoon, and Mark Coulier at the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 22, 2015

Perhaps we had our hopes too high, but we were hoping to see Reese Witherspoon in a more exciting outfit at the Oscars. Do you like her icy blue dress?

You can find the latest from Tom Ford at Saks Fifth Avenue and Farfetch.

Credit: Adriana M. Barraza / WENN / FayesVision

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