Reese Witherspoon goes full Elle Woods in a pink skirt suit to announce new ‘Legally Blonde’ prequel

The bend and snap are back.

Reese Witherspoon channeled one of her most beloved characters at Amazon Upfront 2024 in New York on Tuesday, wearing an Elle Woods-inspired pink skirt suit and wearing the streamer’s new ” Cooperated with the announcement of the “Legally Blonde” prequel series “Elle.”

“Before she graduated from Harvard Law School and became the most famous Gemini vegetarian, she was just an ordinary high school girl in the ’90s. And you’ll get to know her next year on @primevideo. I’m so excited!” the actress captioned. instagram reel Teasing the project.

The actress walked her Chihuahua on stage during her Amazon Upfront presentation.
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Witherspoon wore a pink tweed skirt suit, typical of Elle Woods.
She held a dog that resembled Bruiser Woods on stage. Amazon Getty Images

“Something pink is coming,” the video reads, with Witherspoon, 48, changing into pink tweed. dolce & gabbana blazer Matches ($2,995) mini skirt ($895).

In the clip, set to “Perfect Day” by “Legally Blonde,” the “Election” star is handed a wad of pink paper titled “Top Secret Script,” giving it a well-deserved However, they are “scented” just like Elle’s paper. resume.

It then showed a clip of Witherspoon standing on stage with the word “ELLE” in giant letters behind an on-screen flash, inviting fans to “go back in time to meet a young Elle Woods.”

The reel contained many references to “Legally Blonde.”
The show stars Elle Woods as a high school student.
Witherspoon played a Harvard law student in the 2001 comedy. ©MGM/Courtesy of Everett Collection

The “Morning Show” actress recently wowed on the red carpet with her lookalike daughter Eva Phillippe, 24, at a Tiffany & Co. event, wearing pale pink Louboutin heels and her iconic flex. Snaps and hugs a small chihuahua. Like Elle’s dog, Bruiser Woods.

“Elle” is produced by Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine and Amazon MGM Studios, with Witherspoon serving as executive producer.

Understandably, Legally Blonde fans went wild over the news, with AnnaSophia Robb writing: oh my god! ! ! ! ” Zooey Deschanel commented, “Yay!!!”

Witherspoon took to the stage to announce her new project.
The star went for a totally Elle Woods look in her reel.
Elle Woods showed off her signature color throughout the movie. ©MGM/Courtesy of Everett Collection

“This personality got me into law. Glad to see this back 💕,” a fan added, while Karlie Kloss wrote, “Yeah 💕🙌💖.”

Some wondered if Witherspoon’s doppelganger daughter would wear Elle’s pink heels. One Instagram user commented: “Please tell me Eva is playing young Elle Woods!!!”

ELLE will not be premiering until 2025, but it’s expected to be a very pink year ahead.