The upcoming film will be a reboot of the original “Mean Girls“
Paramount has revealed that “Mean Girls: The Musical” is coming to theaters on January 12, 2024.
This exciting news was unveiled on Mean Girls Day, an annual fan-created celebration on October 3. But, fans must wait until January to catch this highly anticipated adaptation on the big screen.
Paramount shared the announcement on social media, saying, “January 12 is going to be SO FETCH. The new #MeanGirls movie is coming to theaters soon.”
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“Mean Girls: The Musical” will feature Angourie Rice, stepping into the shoes of Cady Heron, portrayed by Lindsay Lohan in the movie. Reneé Rapp will reprise her Broadway role as Regina George, originally played by Rachel McAdams.
The star-studded cast also includes Auli’i Cravalho, best known for her role in “Moana,” as Janis Sarkisian; Jaquel Spivey, a Broadway breakout, as Damian Hubbard; Christopher Briney from “The Summer I Turned Pretty” as Aaron Samuels; Jenna Fischer from “The Office” as Ms. Heron; Bebe Wood as Gretchen Wieners, and Avantika Vandanapu as Karen Smith.
The original “Mean Girls” screenwriter, Tina Fey, will return as Ms. Norbury and also serves as the screenwriter and producer for the 2024 film alongside Lorne Michaels. Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne will direct the movie.
“Mean Girls: The Musical” enjoyed a successful Broadway run with 833 performances until the COVID-19 pandemic forced its closure on March 11, 2020.
Despite the interruption, the musical’s enduring popularity ensured its continued success, now reaching an even broader audience through its awaited film adaptation.
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