Even in the course of the pandemic with two children at dwelling, Mindy Kaling has been exhausting at work as common.
The Cambridge native has a number of irons within the hearth, together with writing a script for “Legally Blonde 3,” which she mentioned throughout an interview with Access.
It’s been 20 years since Witherspoon first performed the position of sorority girl turned authorized eagle Elle Woods in “Legally Blonde,” and Kaling mentioned she’s excited for followers to see how she and co-writer Dan Goor (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) envision the previous Harvard pupil in her 40s.
“I can’t wait to see what people will think of the way we wrote Elle Woods,” Kaling mentioned. “We wrote Elle Woods at 40, so how Elle is at 40 versus how she was at 21 has been really fun to imagine.”
Kaling mentioned she wasn’t certain when “Legally Blonde 3” could be made, however was hopeful the movie may shoot someday this 12 months.
“I don’t know when we’ll be able to shoot movies again, but it would be great to, if Reese likes the script, shooting it this year would be awesome,” Kaling mentioned.
Since the 2001 authentic, “Legally Blonde” has spawned a 2003 sequel, a 2007 musical, and a 2009 direct-to-video spin-off, which supplies Kaling and Goor loads of materials to make use of as callbacks.
“Bend and Snap is forever,” Kaling mentioned. “We definitely have a lot of fan favorites from the original movie.”
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