“Legally Blonde 3” is on its method, though it does preserve getting delayed. Reese Witherspoon, who’s set to reprise her function as Elle Woods, first introduced that the brand new film was in growth on June 7, 2018. Originally, MGM shared in a tweet that “Legally Blonde 3” would hit theaters on Valentine’s Day 2020. That date received pushed back to May 2022. Now, there is not any new launch date, however the film is nonetheless occurring.

Mindy Kaling, who’s been tasked with writing the script alongside Dan Goor, advised Time in March that the screenplay is not prepared, however that they are digging deep to verify it is excellent. “What is Elle Woods like at 42?” she mentioned. “Does she find yourself changing into all of the issues she needed? How does that character manifest in a grown lady? Has she turn into extra cynical? Her brightness and her cheerfulness actually labored when she was 22, however how has life modified her perspective on issues?”

Kaling mentioned that watching the “Sex in the City” reboot, “And Just Like That,” made her much more conscious of how onerous it’s to replace Elle for a contemporary period. “The hardest factor about this undertaking is attempting to determine that out in an genuine method,” she mentioned. “Honestly, watching ‘And Just Like That’ and the way they took a personality from 18 years in the past and the way the character was now — we need to make it possible for Elle Woods will not be paying penance for current within the 12 months 2022.”

We nonetheless cannot wait to see how Elle’s story has developed for the reason that 2003 sequel, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde.” Here’s what we learn about “Legally Blonde 3,” together with the solid and artistic group.

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