The world changed in 2001 when Reese Witherspoon took the silver screen by storm as Elle Woods, the iconic heroine of Legally Blonde. Then, in 2003, the world got exactly what it wanted: Legally Blonde 2 and another perfect dose of Elle Woods. But then, disaster struck! For 15 years...nothing. No Woods. No Legally Blonde. It seemed the worst had come to pass.
That is...until now.
Reese Witherspoon, MGM Bringing The Gang Back For ‘Legally Blonde 3’ https://t.co/R37xSReYuB https://t.co/UjBxKopSYl— Deadline Hollywood (@Deadline Hollywood) 1528128482.0
Reese Witherspoon is coming back!
MGM is reportedly bringing Reese Witherspoon back for a ‘LEGALLY BLONDE 3’. Most of the creative team behind the fi… https://t.co/hNz3n6rWGc— Comic FadE3 (@Comic FadE3) 1528129197.0
Fans are beyond excited.
Go @RWitherspoon and @KiwiLovesYou and @KarenMcCullah1 Make sure to hire a female director! https://t.co/nTyHWfBkCc— Melissa Silverstein (@Melissa Silverstein) 1528129686.0
Reese Witherspoon has announced they're making "Legally Blonde 3." Please make it be about Elle Woods joining Mueller's team.— Stephen Colbert (@Stephen Colbert) 1528167988.0
A new Elle Woods outing could be exactly what the world needs right now.
"Legally Blonde" came out in 2001 and tackled: -Sexual harassment in the workplace -Attractive women not being tak… https://t.co/cB1AolY36H— Sophie Vershbow (@Sophie Vershbow) 1528131861.0
And what better way to celebrate than with some perfectly placed Legally Blonde references?
@THR @RWitherspoon https://t.co/RMyz0DUPyk— Edward Sanchez (@Edward Sanchez) 1528131369.0
Oh my God! Oh my God, you guys! This one's perfect, and it's just my size! https://t.co/HFST2ZcW2Y— Christopher Rosa (@Christopher Rosa) 1528129750.0
Some people are a bit skeptical of a Woods revival, however:
Have we learned nothing from Bridget Jones's Baby about reviving beloved rom-coms into trilogies… https://t.co/uGePx2be4d— Kevin Fallon (@Kevin Fallon) 1528128979.0
These people are, of course, wrong.
You know what? Naysayers can GTFO we're going to need 2 hours of Elle Woods in 2020 https://t.co/LJkAdzM6hq— Erin Strecker (@Erin Strecker) 1528129009.0
LEGALLY BLONDE 3 HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED. HOMOPHOBES ACROSS THE LAND ARE SHAKING. ELLE WOODS AND THE GAYS ARE UNSTOPPAB… https://t.co/P87Yy8Mhpa— Mike T (@Mike T) 1528129477.0
It's time for a new generation of female lawyers!