Legally Blonde 3, Reese Witherspoon Set to RETURN in the Role of Elle Woods For the Threequel to the Popular Franchise

The Legally Blonde franchise is undoubtedly one of the greatest and funniest comedy movies of all time. Both Legally Blonde (2001) and Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) dominated the box office with an initial $141 million sales, in the early 2000s. Therefore, fans waited at the edge of their seats for news of a probable third part to the series. After almost 17 years of the release of the last instalment, update about the third part has finally surfaced. Just what the viewers needed- a sorority turned Harvard student garbed in pink outfits, with never waiving attitude, becoming an accomplished lawyer.

The Legally Blonde franchise, created by Amanda Brown, comprises American comedy movies, a Broadway musical performance, a reality telly series as well as an annulled television series. The comedy movies consist of the two releases-Legally Blonde, publicised on July 13, 2001, and Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, distributed on July 2, 2003. It also contained a direct-to-home video release, in addition to a musical television film. The third theatrical release is still under development. The spin-off, Legally Blondes, aired on April 28, 2009. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios own the whole franchise. Reese Witherspoon made the first announcement for the third movie in June 2018, through an Instagram post. 

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Release Date: Legally Blonde 3

MGM confirmed, in 2018, that the third segment to the franchise was under progress. Variety initially proclaimed that Legally Blonde 3 would hit theatres on February 14, 2020, on the Valentine’s Day. MGM, on a later date, confirmed that Legally Blonde 3 was to release on May 8, 2020. Nevertheless, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak resulted in the halt of all production and filming. Creators did not release any official statements about the release date of the film. As such, fans can only hope for its circulation sometime in 2021. Nonetheless, the tweet by Witherspoon still ensures fans of the imminent arrival of the third instalment. 

Cast: Legally Blonde 3

Viewers expect the cast to be the same as the other movies in the franchise. Therefore, we anticipate the return of Reese Witherspoon as Elle WoodsMoonie as Bruiser WoodsJennifer Coolidge as Paulette Bonafonté and Luke Wilson as Emmett Richmond. Actors like Jessica Cauffiel in the role of Margot, Selma Blair as Vivian Kensington and Alanna Ubach playing Serena McGuire might also stage a return.

Plot: Legally Blonde 3

The general audience does not know much about the plot of the third movie of the franchise. The only information revealed was that Mindy Kaling, in association with the creator of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Dan Goor, will be responsible for writing the script. As per Deadline, the new screenplay will take a fresh approach to the incentive of the story. As of now, the fans can only wait in anticipation to see what the threequel might entail.

Storyline: Legally Blonde Series

The story follows the plot of Amanda Brown’s novel of the same name. The film revolves around Brown’s own experiences of attending Stanford Law School while running after worldly things like fashion and beauty. Brown sites incidents of her reading the Elle magazine, and often conflicting with the personalities of her fellow students. The protagonist, Elle Woods, is a blonde student of the University of Southern California. She is both the sorority president as well as the homecoming queen. Elle is intensely in love with Warner Huntington III, her college sweetheart. Warner takes admission into the Stanford Law School to escape Elle’s antics and find a better woman for himself. Elle trails after him eventually, devising an indigenous plan to follow him and win his heart back.

Trailer: Legally Blonde 3

The creators did not release any official trailer for Legally Blonde 3. Nonetheless, fans can have a look at the fan-made trailer.

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