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New Elle Woods To Be Named Tonight On MTV.

Tonight on MTV the new Elle Woods will be named in the season finale. The series is currently down to three finalists, Autumn, Baily, and Rhiannon. Whoever wins tonight will take over the lead for Laura Bell Bundy in the Broadway hit musical.

After the success of "Legally Blonde The Musical", nominated yesterday for 2 Emmy Awards, MTV is once again joining forces with the Legally Blonde The Musical team this time to search for a talented singer/actress/dancer to take over for Broadway star and current lead Laura Bell Bundy.Auditions for the new "Elle" were held in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando and Nashville. MTV's airing of Legally Blonde The Musical reached over 12.5 million viewers during it's premiere weekend.

"Legally Blonde The Musical" is spawned from MGM's hit Legally Blonde film franchise.  "In Legally Blonde, it follows sorority star Elle Woods, who doesn't take 'no' for an answer.  So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone more "serious," Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style," explain press notes.

Nominated for seven Tony Awards, Legally Blonde The Musical opened on Broadway on Sunday, April 29, 2007. The Original Broadway Cast Recording for Legally Blonde The Musical, was released on Ghostlight Records, capturing the #1 slot on the Billboard Cast Album chart, and charting at #86 on the Billboard Top 200.  The album has continued its success, charting every week as one of the top-selling Broadway cast recordings.

For more information on Legally Blonde The Musical, visit www.LegallyBlondeTheMusical.com

Photo Credit Peter James Zielinski

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