Reese Witherspoon: The World is ‘Ready’ for ‘Legally Blonde 3’

Legally Blonde 3
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Ready to bend and snap once again? Reese Witherspoon may be.

In an appearance on “Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe,” Witherspoon said she’d like to see the indomitable Elle Woods take on the Oval Office.

“I think we’re ready to see Elle and see what she’s up to lately,” she said, responding to a fan question.

“A lot of writers over the years have come up with different ideas for it,” Witherspoon went on. “I actually think it’s kind of great right now because we’re talking about women in politics and how important that is to get more women. And I think it’d be kind of a cool thing to have her be a Supreme Court justice or someone who runs for office.”

The actress acknowledged that her opinion alone wouldn’t be enough to greenlight another sequel, adding, “Call MGM!,” the studio behind the movies.

Legally Blonde” made $141 million worldwide when it debuted in 2001, and continued to grow in popularity in home video and cable airings. “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde” hit theaters two years later, which saw Witherspoon as Woods heading to Washington D.C. to try to pass a ban on animal testing. It grossed $124 million worldwide.

The original film also spawned a straight-to-video spinoff “Legally Blondes” in 2009, starring Camilla and Rebecca Rosso and as Woods’ British cousins. A Broadway musical based on “Legally Blonde” bowed in 2007.

Watch the video of Witherspoon talking about “Legally Blonde 3” below.

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  1. Angela says:

    Elle could run to be council woman or something. Maybe a Senator? Or even President? Then the movie could have her fighting with her teenager daughter a lot because they don’t see eye to eye, and end with her daughter also in politics or something. I think it would be cute and empowering to women who want to have a career and families.

    Since she has a daughter and a son, they could both play in the movie as her children, Emma and Elliott. (Elle and Emmitt). It would be cute.

  2. Mudygreezy says:

    People have moved on.

  3. Steve says:

    Would be great to see a new film in the series!

  4. Ken says:

    ‘BLONDE was part of a very funny, very entertaining and very re-watchable millennial Witherspoon trifecta, that also included PLEASANTVILLE and ELECTION. But the years have gone by…and I’m not sure Reese’s cutesy shtick would still work. So please…no more LEGALLY BLONDE/”Elle” adventures; we’re happy with the memories.

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