Reese Witherspoon In Final Talks For Legally Blonde 3
Elle Woods is back baby! Deadline was the first to report MGM is in final talks with Reese Witherspoon to reprise her role as the iconic and beloved sorority sister Elle Woods for Legally Blonde 3. They also report they're in final talks with the original screenwriters and producer to return as well. Legally Blonde was released back in 2001 grossing $141.8 million worldwide and earned a Golden Globe Award while Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde was released in 2003 grossing $129.4 million worldwide.
In a 2015 interview, Reese spoke favorably of reprising her role, “I actually think it’s kind of great right now [to do a third movie] because we’re talking about women in politics and how important that is to get more women. I think it’d be kind of a cool thing to have [Elle] be a Supreme Court Justice or somebody who runs for office, like president.”
Dolly Parton Confirms Netflix Show
Yesterday the news broke that Dolly Parton may be bringing a show based on her music to Netflix and since then Dolly herself has confirmed the news! The series is expected to premiere next year, with each episode based around one of the singer’s classic songs. Plus, Dolly is expected to appear in some episodes. She elaborated on the show saying, "I am thrilled to be bringing some of my favorite songs to life with Netflix. We hope our show will inspire and entertain families and folks of all generations, and I want to thank the good folks at Netflix and Warner Bros. TV for their incredible support.”
A Roseanne Spin-off Could Be Coming
By now most people know Roseanne Barr got her wildly successful comedy cancelled on ABC after tweeting a racist remark about a former Obama aide. Well now the narrative is moving toward a potential spin-off starring Sara Gilbert who plays Darlene, Roseanne's daughter, John Goodman who plays Dan, Roseanne's husband and Laurie Metcalf who plays Jackie, Roseanne's sister. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the network is deep in talks with the shows executive producers to see how best to move forward, if at all. It's unclear how to move forward without financially including Barr, and whether or not the character of Roseanne Conners falls under Barr.