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Where to watch Reese Witherspoon’s Legally Blonde TV show prequel, Elle

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Reese Witherspoon has announced a Legally Blonde TV show prequel series titled Elle, premiering next year on Amazon Prime Video.

The show will explore Elle Woods’ high school years in the 1990s. Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine, is producing the series, ensuring it remains true to the beloved franchise.

Read below to find out everything you need to know about this exciting addition to the Legally Blonde franchise!

What is the Legally Blonde TV show About?

The new series, titled Elle, will be an origin story of Elle Woods as a high schooler in the 1990s. Amazon Prime Video confirmed the series is in development, with Reese Witherspoon sharing her excitement about the project.

In a video posted on Instagram, Witherspoon revealed, “Before she became the most famous Gemini vegetarian to graduate from Harvard Law, she was just a regular ’90s high school girl. And all of you are going to get to know her, next year on Prime Video. I’M SO EXCITED!”

According to Deadline, the series is being written by Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.

Reese Witherspoon attends as Amazon debuts Inaugural Upfront Presentation at Pier 36 on May 14, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Amazon)

Who will be in the Legally Blonde TV Show cast?

While Reese Witherspoon will serve as an executive producer, it has not yet been announced who will play the teenage Elle Woods. The anticipation is high among fans, and updates on casting are eagerly awaited. Reese’s production company, Hello Sunshine, which is now part of Candle Media and known for shows like Daisy Jones & The Six, will produce the series.

Will Reese Witherspoon make an appearance in the Legally Blonde TV Show?

Though Reese Witherspoon is deeply involved in the project as an executive producer, it remains uncertain if she will appear on screen. Given that the series is a prequel, her appearance would likely be as a cameo or in a different capacity. Fans are hopeful, especially after Witherspoon recreated the famous “bend and snap” dance move from the original film at the Amazon Upfront Presentation in May 2024.

Where to watch the Legally Blonde TV Show in Australia?

The Legally Blonde TV series is still in development, so a premiere date has not been announced yet. Once released, the series will be available on Amazon Prime Video. Australian fans can stay updated on the release by keeping an eye on Amazon Prime Video’s announcements and enjoying the original two films in the meantime.

Can I still watch the Legally Blonde movies in Australia?

Yes, you most certainly can. To get you excited for the TV show prequel, you can watch Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde on Apple TV.

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