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There’s a Legally Blonde TV Series in the Works

May 15, 2024 4:46 pm in by
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Reese Witherspoon and Amazon MGM Studios have unveiled plans for “Elle,” a prequel TV series to the popular “Legally Blonde” film franchise. Set to stream on Amazon Prime, the announcement was made by studio chief Jennifer Salke, accompanied by Witherspoon and the iconic Bruiser the dog, during Amazon’s inaugural upfront presentation.

Let’s revisit the trailer from the iconic first film:

Set in the 1990s, “Elle” will delve into the formative years of Elle Woods during her high school days, offering an origin story that explores the events and influences that shaped her into the beloved character fans know today.

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Laura Kittrell, known for her work on “Insecure,” spearheads the series as creator and showrunner, also serving as an executive producer alongside Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter, Lauren Kisilevsky, and Marc Platt. Witherspoon expressed her enthusiasm for the project, highlighting the opportunity for fans to witness Elle’s teenage journey, characterized by her unique personality and resourcefulness.

While casting details are yet to be announced, Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine, previously collaborated with the streaming platform on projects such as “Daisy Jones and the Six.”

With the promise of revisiting the Legally Blonde universe in a fresh and nostalgic light, anticipation for “Elle” is already mounting among fans eager to uncover the untold chapters of Elle Woods’ story.

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