X, the first introduced Fraternity member, who is said to be the greatest assassin that has ever lived; Dato Bakhtadze as "The Butcher", a knife-expert; Konstantin Khabensky as "The Exterminator", a Russian explosives expert befriended by Wesley; Chris Pratt as Barry, Wesley's best friend and colleague, who is having an affair with Cathy; and Lorna Scott as Janice, Wesley's overbearing boss. To Save My Child, portraying a critically ill young girl. It was co-written, produced and directed by Michael Patrick King. Jones had forgotten to. And it is about compassion in the long haul, not just the short easy solutions to problems. In September , a year after beginning work on This Means War, she filmed a small role in Jeff Nichols 's coming-of-age drama Mud in Arkansas , playing Juniper, the former girlfriend of a fugitive Matthew McConaughey , who enlists two local boys to help him evade capture and rekindle his romance with her. Nobody else is as funny or brings such charm to things. The speed and skill of the movie-making balance out those faults, however. Also kind of nasty and brutish. I would audition for things and I'd always be the second choice—studios never wanted to hire me and I wasn't losing the parts to big box office actresses but to ones who I guess people felt differently about. But man, does it rock. Her character, Becky Sharp, is a poor woman with a ruthless determination to find fortune and establish herself a position in society. In a speech she gave at the Glamour Awards in , she said that she was tired of seeing only movies with a strictly male focus being produced. She told Entertainment Weekly that the "break" was unplanned, stating that, "I just didn't read anything I liked Through her company Pacific Standard, Witherspoon served as a producer in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn 's novel Gone Girl ,  though she did not star.