Reese Witherspoon to Star in and Produce ‘Election’ Sequel ‘Tracy Flick Can’t Win’
Reese Witherspoon will reprise one of her most iconic early roles – and we’re not talking about Elle Woods.
Witherspoon will star in and produce “Tracy Flick Can’t Win,” a sequel to her 1999 cult-classic film “Election” that’s set up at Paramount Pictures and intended for Paramount+.The film’s original writer and director Alexander Payne is back on board for the sequel, which is based on Tom Perrotta’s latest novel of the same name and was released earlier this year.
Witherspoon will reprise her role as Tracy Flick, now playing a hard working but frustrated assistant principal at a public high school in New Jersey, still fighting for the top job.Both the book and the film have been described as biting, darkly comedic satires in the way that Payne’s original “Election” was.
Tracy’s new aspirations to become principal bring back disturbing memories of her
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