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Aly Michalka Says There “Might Be” An “Easy A” Sequel, And I’m Screaming

I got a— I got a— I got a— I got a pocket, got a pocket full of sunshine.

You know Aly Michalka: one half of pop duo Aly & AJ and one of the original cast members of the whip-smart rom-com Easy A (2010).

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If you’ll scoot your memory back to 2010, you may remember that Aly was hysterically funny in her role as Rhiannon, aka the best friend to Emma Stone’s Olive Penderghast.

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Here’s Emma Stone, Penn Badgley (who played Olive’s love interest) and Aly at the Easy A premiere in Los Angeles.

Anyway, Aly recently said that an Easy A sequel “might be” in the works, telling E! News, “There are talks that there might be a sequel. It would be kind of like a new retelling but you’d see some of the characters from the original come back into the story.”

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Translation: You probably shouldn’t expect to see Emma or Penn reprise their roles. 

Aly’s sister AJ also chimed in, saying how Rhiannon was “one of my favorite part Aly’s ever played.”

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“I remember really enjoying being on the set of because A, I liked the people a lot,” AJ continued. “Like all the cast was really fun. And B, I also liked seeing Aly exercise her comedy chops as much as she was able to in that movie, which you hadn’t fully done yet in a film.”

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Needless to say, Emma also enjoyed acting in Easy A, which was a hilarious retelling of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1850 novel The Scarlet Letter.

When the movie first came out, she told Collider how it was “different and unique from anything I’d read before.”

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“There are so many messages throughout it, but it’s not speaking down to anybody,” Emma added at the time. “It’s not a message movie. It’s funny and sweet. I thought Olive was such an amazing character […] Sometimes you read a character and you think ‘Oh, I could go a million different ways with this,’ but that wasn’t the case with Olive because she *was*.”

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