Reese Witherspoon officially confirms Legally Blonde 3

Elle Woods is officially returning to the big screen. 

Legally Blonde 3 is in the works, Reese Witherspoon has confirmed. The actress revealed that The Office star Mindy Kaling will co-write the script.

Taking to Instagram, Witherspoon posted a photo of Kaling dressed as Elle Woods.

She gushed about their upcoming project, “Great news alert!! Some things are just meant to be! I’m SOOO excited to have @MindyKaling and #DanGoor writing Legally Blonde 3! This is #ElleWoodsApproved!”

Kaling added, “Finally some use for my Elle Woods fan fiction! So excited to be reunited with my friends @reesewitherspoon @laurenneu and Dan Goor to work on this movie. Elle Woods is so iconic, proving you can be girly and smart at the same time. Bend and snap people!”


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The third instalment in the Legally Blonde series will be produced by MGM and Hello Sunshine, Witherspoon’s production company.

When we last seen Elle Woods on-screen, she had her eyes set on the White House, so we’re eager to see what she has been up to since Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde aired in 2003.