Reese Witherspoon Is Reprising Her Role within the "Election" Sequel

Reese Witherspoon in Election

Reese Witherspoon is bringing again one other one in all her nostalgic classics. Titled “Tracy Flick Can’t Win,” a sequel to the 1999 darkish comedy “Election,” is at present within the works, as initially reported by Deadline on Dec. 8. The follow-up movie, which doesn’t have an anticipated launch date, is being made for Paramount+, with “The Morning Show” actor reprising her function as Tracy Flick and producing for her media firm, Hello Sunshine.

Oscar Award-winning director Alexander Payne, who cowrote and directed “Election,” can also be returning for the film in the identical capability. It’s not but clear if different forged members from the unique movie, together with Matthew Broderick and Chris Klein, are concerned.

Though particulars of the movie are nonetheless scarce, “Tracy Flick Can’t Win” is predicated on the “Election” sequel novel of the identical title. Also written by Tom Perrotta and printed in June 2022, the follow-up e book sees Flick in her 40s working at a public highschool in New Jersey. Taking place within the thick of the #MeToo period, she displays on her relationship along with her former highschool instructor as she fights for the newly out there function of principal. As for her private life, the previous pupil politician now has a 10-year-old daughter and a physician boyfriend.

The “Election” film garnered a lot consideration on the awards circuit within the late ’90s, together with an Oscar nomination for greatest tailored screenplay and Independent Spirit Awards for greatest characteristic, path, and screenplay. Witherspoon herself was nominated for each a Golden Globe and Spirit Award for her portrayal.

Paramount+ and reps for Witherspoon didn’t instantly reply to POPSUGAR’s request for touch upon the upcoming movie.

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