Great news for fans of Tyra Banks and LeAnn Rimes (@ everyone): a Coyote Ugly sequel might be on its way to save civilisation.
Speaking on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Banks said: “I was literally supposed to be on a conference call today about bringing Coyote Ugly back for Coyote Ugly 2. Yes, we are talking about trying to do Coyote Ugly 2 or a series.”
Discussing her audition for the role of bartender/Coyote Zoe, who quickly leaves the job to pursue her education, Banks recalled being asked to dance for just a few seconds to Prince’s “Kiss” in order to show off her skills. The supermodel revealed that the casting team loved her performance so much that she ended up dancing to the whole song because they “just kept the music going”.
Coyote Ugly was released in 2000, and has since gone on to become a cult classic. The film tells the story of protagonist Violet Sanford (Piper Perabo) who leaves her dad’s house in New Jersey and moves to New York City to pursue her dreams of becoming a songwriter. In order to make money, Sanford starts working at a raucous bar called Coyote Ugly, where the girls get hundreds of dollars in tips a night.
It’s one of the greatest rom-coms ever, and the only reboot I’m actually here for. Obviously no harm to Gossip Girl, Clueless, and The Craft, all of which in the process of being revived.
Watch Tyra’s interview below, and read about Hollywood’s unbearable obsession with reboots here.