Sweet Home Alabama star Josh Lucas says he would 'love' to do a sequel

Sweet Home Alabama star Josh Lucas says he would 'love' to do a sequel
Sweet Home Alabama star Josh Lucas says he would 'love' to do a sequel

It has been nearly 20 years since he starred in the hit romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama.

And Josh Lucas is game to return for a sequel - just try getting his ever-busy co-star Reese Witherspoon involved.

'Look, I would love to do the sequel,' Josh, 50, said on the SiriusXM show "Pop Culture Spotlight. 'The issue is Reese's got a book club. And I'm saying that like laughingly, but Reese is, you know, I've heard like, "Oh, you can talk to her about stuff five years from now." You know, she's a mogul.'

'Let's do it': Josh Lucas is game to film a sequel of Sweet Home Alabama

'Let's do it': Josh Lucas is game to film a sequel of Sweet Home Alabama 

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'And back when I was doing Sweet Home Alabama, I, for some reason, remember telling the director or somebody speaking about her, but I said, "I bet this woman ends up running a movie studio one day."

'And she's even beyond that at this point. I mean, you know, she's, she's her own version of Oprah Winfrey now, right? I mean, she's, she's as, and it's extraordinary and not surprising either, at all.'

Overall, the actor was down to revisit the role of Jake Perry.

'Reese, c'mon, let's go do it.'

'She's a mogul': Lucas said the problem would be getting his ever-busy co-star Reese Witherspoon involved

'She's a mogul': Lucas said the problem would be getting his ever-busy co-star Reese Witherspoon involved 

This definitely isn't the first time Josh has expressed interest in returning to the world of Sweet Home Alabama.

Speaking with Entertainment Tonight back in 2019, the actor said he was 'up' for a sequel.

'I know Reese's said she is as well,' he told the publication. 'The director [Andy Tennant] is absolutely up for it. I spoke to

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