Reese says no to Legally Blonde 3

2013-08-15 19:41
Reese Witherspoon
Los Angeles - Reese Witherspoon turned down Legally Blonde 3.

The 37-year-old actress - who played ditzy lawyer Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde: Red, White and Blonde - has refused to take part in a third movie because she's not interested in reprising her role.

Jennifer Coolidge - who played Elle's pal Paulette in the films - told New York Daily News: "That was Reese's choice."

However, despite Reese's reluctance to rejoin forces, Coolidge had nothing but praise for the star, claiming that she made the movie a success.

She explained: "She's such a good actress. It was weird, she carried Legally Blonde. She had a baby at home or two babies at home and she was doing Legally Blonde during the day. It was bizarre how much that girl can handle. I was blown away by her."

Meanwhile, the actress has been snapped up for the lead role in the big screen adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's best-selling novel, Wild, which is based on a screenplay from Nick Hornby.

The book and movie is centred on a 26-year-old woman who finds herself at a crossroads in life following the end of her marriage and death of her mother, and so decides to do a 1 000 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself.

The star will also produce the drama through her Pacific Standard production company alongside Bruce Papandrea and Bill Pohlad.

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