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Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Developing ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ Movie With Build-A-Bear (Exclusive)

Welcome home, Goldilocks. Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Harden’s production company Hello Sunshine and Build-A-Bear Entertainment are partnering to develop a reimagination of the classic children’s story, Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The movie — which marks the first feature from Hello Sunshine’s kids and animation division — will be a modern take on the classic tale […]

Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter Are Doing Just Fine Without the Boys Club

Reading isn’t only fundamental. Sometimes, it’s incredibly lucrative. Reese Witherspoon proved that in 2021 when she sold Hello Sunshine, the media company she built on the back of her own voracious reading and savvy book rights acquisitions, to Blackstone-backed Candle Media for a reported $900 million. Not too shabby for a production outfit that many […]

‘The Home Edit’ Stars Expand Into Podcasting With Sony Music

Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, co-founders of the home organizing brand The Home Edit, are expanding their presence into audio with the launch of a new podcast with Sony Music. Premiering on Oct. 11, Best Friend Energy will see Shearer and Teplin give listeners an hour of levity through fun and casual conversations focused on […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Expands Into U.K., Hires Sarah Lazenby to Lead New Unscripted Division

Hello Sunshine, the production company founded by Reese Witherspoon, is set to shine some of its rays across the Atlantic. The company, which has been behind HBO’s Big Little Lies, Apple TV+’s The Morning Show and Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, was last year acquired by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs’ Candle Media in a deal valuing it at $900 […]

Amazon Studios Lands Hot Will Ferrell-Reese Witherspoon Wedding Comedy, Nick Stoller to Direct (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios is heading to the altar. The streamer has landed the rights to an untitled wedding comedy from writer-director Nick Stoller that has Will Ferrell and Reese Witherspoon attached to star. The trio are also producing via their respective banners: Ferrell is producing with Jessica Elbaum via Gloria Sanchez; Stoller will produce with his […]

‘The Home Edit’ Duo Have a Long List of Dream Clients

Netflix has no shortage of big personalities, but none are quite as colorful as decluttering gurus Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin. Despite a shared affinity for ROYGBIV, the stars of Get Organized With The Home Edit are a bit of an odd couple. Before going into business together, entrepreneurial Teplin was a lone wolf — […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Acquires Lifestyle and Organizing Brand The Home Edit

Hello Sunshine, the media and entertainment company founded by Reese Witherspoon, wants to help organize your house. The company has acquired The Home Edit, a lifestyle brand and home organization company founded by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin. Hello Sunshine plans to grow the business through “additional content and commerce offerings, and creating more ways […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Inks Google Assistant Partnership

Reese’s Book Club, the eponymous book club run by Reese Witherspoon and her company Hello Sunshine, is expanding its audience through a new partnership with Google. Beginning on Tuesday, users with a Google Assistant–enabled device, including the Nest smart speakers and displays, will be able to say, “Hey Google, read with Reese’s Book Club” to […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Sold to Media Company Led by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs

Hello Sunshine, the media company founded by Reese Witherspoon, has been sold to a new media company led by former Walt Disney Company executives Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer. The deal, which is backed by private equity giant Blackstone, values Hello Sunshine at $900 million. Hello Sunshine is owned by Witherspoon, her husband and former […]