Stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara share an intimate embrace and even a kiss in their new comedy, " Hot Pursuit ," but ultimately, the actresses hope their make-out is not what audiences focus on. Instead, they want their movie to remembered as a badass female-driven comedy. The Oscar-winning actress plays a by-the-books police officer assigned to protect a drug boss's sexy wife Vergara , who will serve as a key witness in a criminal trial. Added Vergara: "I think the thing with movies is to entertain everybody. You don't have to be anything special to enjoy the entertainment of what we're doing. We're doing it for everybody.
Legally… lesbian? Well, not exactly. Dealing with homosexuality in comedy can be delicate, and some people take offense to pseudo lesbianism. As actors, how do you know when not to go too far? Reese : I think gay people are able to play straight roles; straight people are able to play gay roles. The whole point of being an actor is to transform.
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Reese Witherspoon had to endure some real pain while filming Hot Pursuit. She just started pulling my hair and for the first couple of takes, I was like, 'Oh my gosh! This really hurts! The two pretend to be lovers to get themselves out of a very dangerous situation. What ensues is pretty hilarious.