Matthew McConaughey Reese Witherspoon and Tye Sheridan are in talks to star in the drama Mud, says THR.
The story follows a charismatic fugitive named Mud (McConaughey) and his unlikely friendship with fourteen year old Ellis (Sheridan). Ellis is determined to help his new friend escape from both the law and some very serious bounty hunters, in order to reunite Mud with his soul mate, Juniper (Witherspoon).
Jeff Nichols wrote the script and will direct.
Lisa Maria Falcone and Aaron Ryder will produce.