What is the Oscar winner going to do on the sitcom?
Devon Ivie

5 Sep 2017 - 3:12 PM  UPDATED 5 Sep 2017 - 3:12 PM

A few seasons ago, The Mindy Project blessed us with a good joke involving ornamental arrangements and A-list celebrities — Mindy Kaling’s character, Mindy Lahiri, decorated her apartment door with a wreath adorned in photos of Reese Witherspoon. ’Tis the season for “Wreath Witherspoon”!

Now, appropriately, the wreath will be transformed into the real deal, science be damned. Witherspoon will be guest starring in The Mindy Project’s final season, although nothing is currently known about her role or how many episodes she’ll be in.

“Our latest #themindyproject guest star is the only woman I would want to be trapped in a cave with,” Kaling teased on Instagram. “This is weirdly the second cave we have acted in together!”

Witherspoon, who co-starred with Kaling in the upcoming adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, also excitedly echoed Kaling’s sentiment: “We had so much fun. She asked me to do it, and I was like, ‘Of course!’”

Now put on your thinking hats. Who will Witherspoon play? Our money’s on an extended Elle Woods hallucination sequence prompted by Mindy eating way too many bags of Nacho Cheese Doritos.


Watch season six of The Mindy Project Tuesdays from 12 September. Episodes will be available by 2pm on SBS On Demand and will air each Tuesday night at 10:15pm on SBS VICELAND.


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