Reese Witherspoon will produce and star in a comedy called <a href=”
“>Pharm Girl. It’s said to revolve around a woman who uncovers unsettling truths about the pharmaceutical industry as she moves up the corporate ladder in a large drug company. Bad Santa writers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are penning the script, and in talks to direct, which means it could be funnier and darker than that cringe-worthy title suggests. Do you agree that Pharm Girl has got to go? Vote in our poll below.
If you tell Ficarra and Requa to try again, help them brainstorm. Slezak just came up with: Chemistry Lessons, Where There’s a Pill…, Lab Rat, and, if what she uncovers happens to threaten her engagement to a colleague at the company, Bride Effects. Annie Barrett votes for Lil’ Pharma, because it’s a play on Big Pharma, references Witherspoon’s size, and is hip to the “Lil” trend (Mama, Rounds, Wayne, Kim).
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