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Ugh…they are making a movie about The Pioneer Woman

7:00 AM EDT on March 30, 2010

Just when you thought she was done taking over the world, news has come out that there's a Pioneer Women movie in the works.

Ree Drummond, best known as the Pioneer Woman, confirmed via Twitter that her story has been optioned.

The entertainment blog Deadline reported that Columbia Pictures is in talks with Reese Witherspoon to play the Pioneer Woman.

On Thursday, Drummond tweeted to her fans: "Think Green Acres meets Harlequin Romance meets Forest Gump."

She later wrote: "My only demand was that my brother Mike play himself. I'm still waiting to hear back on that one..."

Ree Drummond's story of growing up on a country club golf course in Bartlesville, moving to the bright lights and big city of Los Angeles and then meeting the unexpected love of her life, the Marlboro Man, has Hollywood written all over it.

Drummond wrote that it's her book "Black Heels to Tractor Wheels" that's been optioned, not the blog itself.

Drummond's story of her courtship with the Marlboro Man, cattle rancher Ladd Drummond, has captured the thousands of fans on her site The Pioneer Woman.

Ugh.  Here are the four things that could possibly get me to watch this thing:

1. It is shot in 3D. You have to admit, it would be pretty cool to have the steam from The Pioneer Women's lasagna look like its jumping towards you.

2. Reese Witherspoon gets naked. According to Clark Matthews, she has done a nude scene in the past, but it was with that annoying actor from Jerry McGuire.  That ruined it.

3. Clark Matthews and I get to do a cameo. The Lost Ogle did finish as a runner-up to the Pioneer Women for "Best Blog" in the 2009 Okie Blog Awards.  Maybe we can play the part of rude snarky bloggers or something.

4. Ashlynn Brooke wants me to go see it with her. And let me clarify that it would need to be a date with Ashlynn Brooke....adn maybe some of her friends.

Anyway, even if none of those things happen, you know that the Pioneer Women's story will make a good film. Who doesn't want to watch a movie based upon the life of a privileged young woman who moves to California and gets a marketing degree from USC and then returns home and marries into one of the wealthiest land owning families in Oklahoma which allows her to live a fantasy life on ranch where she gets to home school her kids, over-photoshop pictures and blog about it all day???



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