Reese Witherspoon stars as a young woman who follows her ex-boyfriend to law school in the 2001 comedy/courtroom drama Legally Blonde. The twist is that, although Elle Woods comes off as a ditzy blonde, she is super intelligent and discovers she has a real talent for law. The plot is a standard comedy formula, but the movie was a big hit because it was well done and honestly funny. You might want to learn some of the things that went on behind the scenes of Legally Blonde.
9. Reese Witherspoon spent some time with actual sorority girls to get the part down right.
She didn’t want to play the role like a stereotypical, bubbly airhead sorority girl as has been seen on film so often. She spent time with a real sorority and therefore gained a better perspective on the role.
8. Reese goes through 40 different hairstyles in the movie.
That sounds like a lot of time just doing her hair. I’m sure they had hairstylists on call at all times to come up with a new style and apply it.
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