Producer Marc Platt was fascinated by the character of Elle Woods when he received a manuscript of an unpublished novel. [8] “What I liked about this story is that it`s hilarious, sexy and challenging at the same time,” says Platt. “The world looks at Her and sees someone who is blond and handsome, but no more. She, on the other hand, does not judge herself or anyone else. She thinks the world is great, she`s great, everyone is great, and nothing can change that. She truly is an irrepressible modern heroine. [8] To remind you who these actors were and to see what they`ve done since, take a look at our reminder of the cast of Legally Blonde. Witherspoon wore 40 different hairstyles in the film. [22] “Oh my God, it became known as `The hair that ate Hollywood,`” Luketic said. It was all about hair. I have this obsession with flyaways. It annoyed Reese a bit because I always had hairdressers on my face. But most of the time, the research and testing on set went in the right color, because `blonde` is open to interpretation, I thought. The writers wrote a new ending that takes place at graduation, which was filmed at Dulwich College in London, England, while Witherspoon was in that city for the filming of The Importance of Being Earnest.[12] Witherspoon also cut his hair for this film and Wilson shaved his head for The Royal Tenenbaums. As both actors had changed their hair for their next films, everyone had to wear wigs for the stage.

[32] The outline of Legally Blonde grew out of Brown`s experiences as a blonde who went to Stanford Law School while obsessed with fashion and beauty, reading Elle magazine and frequently colliding with the personalities of her peers. In 2000, Brown met producer Marc Platt, who helped her develop her manuscript into a novel. Platt hired screenwriters McCullah Lutz and Smith to adapt the book into a film. The project caught the attention of director Luketic, an Australian newcomer who came to Hollywood after the success of his first offbeat short film Titsiana Booberini. “I had been reading scripts for two years and couldn`t find anything to put my own personal imprint until Legally Blonde came along,” Luketic said. The actor has appeared in a number of movies and a few TV shows, but his biggest role to date came in 2009 in The CW`s “The Vampire Diaries.” Amanda Brown published Legally Blonde in 2001 and was based on her real-life experiences as a blonde who attended Stanford Law School while she was obsessed with fashion and beauty, reading Elle magazine and frequently colliding with the personalities of her peers. The film originally ended at the courthouse, just after Woods won the case, with Elle on the steps of the courthouse sharing a kiss of victory with Emmett, then cutting a year into the future to see her with a now blonde Vivian forming their own blonde legal defense club at law school.[6] After the test audience revealed that they didn`t like the ending, McCullah Lutz and Smith consulted Luketic, Platt and other members of the production team while they were still in the lobby of the theater, and they agreed that a new conclusion was needed. “It was just a weak ending,” said screenwriter McCullah Lutz.

“The kiss didn`t feel right to me because it`s not a romantic comedy – it wasn`t about their relationship. So the test viewers said, “We want to see what happens – we want her to succeed.” That`s why we rewrote for graduation. Ubach and Jessica Cauffiel claim that the original ending also included Elle and Vivian drinking margaritas in Hawaii, implying that they were either best friends now or in love, although Smith and McCullah never wrote such an ending.[31] Other suggested endings for the film included a musical number in which She, the judge, the jury and everyone in the courthouse sang and danced. [13] Legally Blonde is a 2001 American drama film directed by Robert Luketic. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber and Jennifer Coolidge. The story follows Elle Woods (Witherspoon), a sister who tries to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner Huntington III (Davis) by earning a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, overcoming stereotypes against blondes, and triumphing as a successful lawyer. An actor established before Legally Blonde of course, thanks to his roles in Titanic and Alias. Since 2001, we`ve seen Garber in films such as Argo, Sicario, and Dark Waters. The actor booked a number of film roles after the debut of “Legally Blonde,” including “Charlie`s Angels” (2000), “The Royal Tenenbaums” (2001) and “Old School” (2003). The Canadian actor had previously been nominated for several Emmy Awards for his work on ABC`s “Alias” when he was cast in “Legally Blonde.” “. It was a number completely choreographed by Toni Basil, and it was great,” Witherspoon recalls.

“She did all the dancing.” [30] “I remember reading it and thinking it was the most hysterical thing ever,” she added. “It`s still the most frequently requested request from people. Even last year, when I was giving speeches or talking about anything, they always asked me, “Are you going to bend over and crack?” I feel like I`m going to turn the corner and crack until I`m 95. [30] While filming the courthouse scenes, Welch asked cinematographer Anthony B. Richmond for special flashes for her scenes as Mrs. Windham Vandermark, as she was obsessed with light and dressed to look better. [13] Contrary to what is shown in the film, Woods would not be able to question a witness on the witness stand during a criminal trial, W.