Endorphins And Mindy Kaling Writing 'Legally Blonde 3' Make Us Happy

Written by on May 19, 2020

Bend and snap apart, identify a extra iconic duo than Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.

The shut pals and co-stars are teaming up once more to carry Elle Woods’ subsequent chapter to the massive display screen within the long-awaited third movie within the “Legally Blonde” franchise, Deadline reported Monday night. 

Witherspoon has tapped Kaling, a rom-com connoisseur, to put in writing the screenplay for “Legally Blonde 3” with “Brooklyn 9-9” co-creator Dan Goor. 

The duo is taking the reins from the unique movie’s screenwriters Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Karen McCullah, who tailored Amanda Brown’s novel of the identical identify again in 2001. Based on Deadline, the purpose is an “solely new contemporary spin” on Elle’s story. 

Kaling confirmed the information on Tuesday, expressing her enthusiasm for the challenge over social media. 

“So excited to be reunited with my pals @ReeseW, Lauren Neustadter and @djgoor to work on this film,” she wrote on Twitter. “Elle Woods is so iconic, proving you may be girly and sensible on the similar time. Bend and snap individuals!”

It’s been some time since we’d heard any updates in regards to the sequel, which Witherspoon first confirmed again in 2018 with a video of herself in character as Harvard Legislation’s most glamorous graduate. 

“It’s true,” she captioned the publish, as she floated by in her signature pink bikini. 

Since then, Witherspoon has mainly been the busiest girl in Hollywood, starring in and producing a slew of high-profile reveals like HBO’s “Huge Little Lies,” “The Morning Present” alongside Jennifer Aniston on Apple TV+, and most just lately “Little Fires In all places” for Hulu. 

However she did observe in Could 2018 that she was having fun with selecting again up with Elle Woods all these years later. 

“She’s a really beloved character,” Witherspoon informed Leisure Tonight. “You simply need her to go on a hero’s journey like she does within the first film, and I’m having a good time engaged on it.”

On the time, she stated, “[We have] a script, however we haven’t shot something.”

And as for what the intrepid lawyer is likely to be as much as nowadays, Witherspoon beforehand teased that she would like to see Elle “be a Supreme Courtroom justice or anyone who runs for workplace, president.”

Properly, she’s received our vote. 

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