Reese Witherspoon is working on a ‘Legally Blonde’ TV show

Elle Woods is coming back…this time, to the smaller display screen.

Reese Witherspoon’s creation corporation, Hi there Sunshine, is acquiring a “Legally Blonde” spinoff collection with Amazon MGM Studios, Deadline claimed Thursday. “Gossip Girl” executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are also contributing to the task.

“Legally Blonde” debuted in 2001, speedily becoming a beloved pop tradition phenomenon and propelling Witherspoon to superstardom. Her character Elle Woods — the titular blonde — is a Harvard legislation pupil who triumphs above stereotypes to achieve her desires, endearing and inspiring others in the process.

The sequel, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde” arrived out in 2003, and a third installment, “Legally Blonde 3” is now staying cowritten by by Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor. It is been in the works for a couple yrs now, for good motive. In addition to delays thanks to the 2023 Writers Guild strike, Kaling has claimed she and her workforce are using their time crafting it simply because they want to do the venture justice.

“I like this challenge. I am so excited about it. We are working on it,” Kaling explained to ET in 2022. “It is going, you know, a small more little by little than we like but [it’s] just since we truly want it to be excellent. I think of it as like, Reese’s Avengers. Elle Woods is like her Captain The us, so you never want to be the person that messes up that tale. So for me, we are just taking our time simply because we want it to be genuinely great.”

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In addition to sequels 2 and 3, the franchise consists of the 2009 direct-to-DVD film “Legally Blondes” — a spinoff about younger twin cousins of Elle Woods who transfer from England to California — and the award-profitable “Legally Blonde” Broadway musical adaptation produced in 2007.

Evidently, there’s an appetite for more “Legally Blonde.” Deadline experiences that there are most likely two spinoff series in the works: the aforementioned undertaking helmed by Witherspoon and the “Gossip Girl” crew as effectively as a second spinoff that is however in the “preliminary, strategy stages.”

Though no plot details is obtainable nevertheless for any of the tasks, Witherspoon has beforehand expressed interest in revisiting a edition of Elle Woods in her 40s. “I want to find out what age implies to that character,” Witherspoon advised The Hollywood Reporter in 2019. “Aging, modern day concepts, how issues have evolved — or not developed.”

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