Two many years after the favored rom-com Legally Blonde first hit theatres, the movie remains to be particular for star Reese Witherspoon. Her newest Instagram submit is proof of that!
The 45-year-old actor, who performed Elle Woods within the hit 2001 comedy, celebrated the film’s twentieth anniversary on Tuesday by sharing some rare behind-the-scenes photos from the movie on her Instagram account.
“Omigod you guys ….#LegallyBlonde premiered 20 years ago TODAY!” Witherspoon wrote within the submit’s caption.
The Oscar winner went on to say that “playing Elle Woods was the role of a life time and I’m so honoured to have been a part of sharing her story with you all.”
Reese Witherspoon mentioned, “Time flies when you’re busy using legal jargon in your every day life. But truly… playing Elle Woods was the role of a life time and I’m so honored to have been a part of sharing her story with you all. Every meme, graduation cap, musical number, halloween costume and bend and snap has brought me so much JOY over these past two decades! I wonder… what will Elle do next?”
Some of the photographs, Witherspoon shared included photographs from the film’s alternate ending, which featured Elle sharing a kiss with Emmett (Luke Wilson) on the courthouse steps and a blonde Vivian (Selma Blair).
“Originally it ended at the courthouse right after the trial,” Legally Blonde co-writer Karen McCullah advised Entertainment Weekly of that specific ending again in 2018.
“Everyone was congratulating Elle, and Emmett came up and gave her a big kiss. Then there was a tag where it was a year in the future and she and Vivian, who was now blond, had started the Blonde Legal Defense Fund and they were in the quad handing out pamphlets,” Karen McCullah added.
Selma Blair, additionally celebrated Legally Blonde turning 20 on Tuesday by sharing rarely-seen images from her time on set.
“This was a time before cameras on phones,” she wrote on her Instagram, posting throwback pictures of herself hanging out with her costars in between takes.
She added, “I walked around with a tiny vintage camera but never remembered to take many. I was too busy hanging out with Matt Davis talking in my trailer, or watching Reese work.”
One of the images Selma posted featured a gaggle shot on set, whereas one other confirmed the actor giving a kiss to castmate Victor Garber.
“I made lifetime friends. Fell on my face impersonating Billy Elliot. Right after the group shot. Where I am standing on my toes. Trying to be taller. While Reese was inside… on set working. Making Elle Woods,” Selma continued.
She added, “I love you all.”
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Based on Amanda Brown’s 2001 novel of the identical title, Legally Blonde was launched in theatres on July 13, 2001, and was adopted by a sequel titled Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde, two years later. Luke Wilson advised People journal final month that he’d be totally on board for the upcoming Legally Blonde 3, which was first confirmed again in 2018. When requested if he’d need to reprise his function as Emmett, Luke mentioned, “Yeah. I’m always up to work with Reese again.”
“We’ll just have to see what happens,” he added.
Legally Blonde advised the story of sorority woman Elle Woods, who decides to observe her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School.
While failing to be taken significantly by a lot of her friends, Elle buckles up, positive factors the respect of her classmates, wins a homicide trial, and strikes on from her ex.