Reese Witherspoon the actress is for the people and she is ready to give the fans what they want. When asked if she would ever consider bringing her character back Melanie Smutter for sequel to Sweet Home Alabama., she said she was totally game. “I hope so. I think that would be a great idea,” Witherspoon said during her Oct. 4 appearance on “Today with Hodai and Jenna” after host Hoda Kotb asked about a potential reboot.

“Will you participate in this? We’re just trying to showcase some things,” host Jenna Bush Hager quickly continued. “Maybe. I don’t know. That sounds fun. Do you want me to do it?” – asked Witherspoon in the audience, receiving a lot of enthusiastic applause in response. “Okay, I’ll call,” she joked.

While Witherspoon kept it light-hearted on the show, this isn’t actually the first time she’s hinted at a “Sweet Home Alabama” sequel. During a Live broadcast on Facebook back in 2016, she said she would “be happy to do ‘Home Sweet Home, Alabama 2,'” echoing the sentiments of her co-star, Josh Lucaswho played her screen husband Jake Perry.

When asked about his next film in 2018, Lucas said:Conversation” that he would “do it in a second,” doubling down on his 2021 announcement, saying, “Reese, come on, let’s do it” during SiriusXM Pop culture in the spotlight. “Are they still together? Are they divorced? Do they want to be together again? I mean, there’s so many different ideas that I think, you know, we all know that life is long and complicated, and they had an interesting relationship to start with the two characters,” Lucas explained.

Now that the rom-com is officially 20 years old, it might be the perfect time to revisit this iconic classic. Witherspoon celebrated the anniversary herself Instagram On September 17, writing that “20 years ago, the movie Sweet Home Alabama came out that completely changed my life.”