Mean Girls musical movie cast revealed as stage show comes to the screen

Mean Girls The Musical is getting a movie adaptation – here’s who’s on the cast!

Following the show’s closure in New York during the pandemic, a big screen adaptation of the musical is on its way.

Based on the classic 00s film, Mean Girls The Musical has music by Jeff Richmond, lyrics by Nell Benjamin with a book by Tina Fey, who wrote the screenplay for the original movie.

Mean Girls The Movie cast!

Reneé Rapp will star as Regina having previously played the role on Broadway.

She’s joined by Angourie Rice as Cady, Auli’i Cravalho as Janis and Jaquel Spivey as Damian. Avantika plays Karen, Bebe Wood plays Gretchen and Christopher Briney play Aaron. Mahi Alam will play Kevin G.

Meanwhile, Tina Fey and Tim Meadows are set reprise their respective roles as Ms. Norbury and Principal Duval while Jenna Fischer and Busy Philipps are set to play Mrs. Heron and Mrs. George. Connor Ratliff will play teacher Mr. Rapp and Jon Hamm will play Coach Carr.

Finally, original Gretchen actress on Broadway Ashley Park will also make an appearance in a currently undisclosed role.

When can we watch?

The movie is set to stream on Paramount+ however there’s no word on a release date just yet.

News of the movie was first shared in 2020.

Producer Lorne Michaels said: “It has been a joy to work on Mean Girls and to watch it go from film, to musical, and now to musical film. I am very proud that Tina’s story and characters continue to resonate with new generations.”

As for the stage musical, it continues to tour the US having ran for more than 800 performances on Broadway.

The show unknowingly took its final bow on March 11, the day Broadway shut down due to the ongoing pandemic. It was announced in 2021 that it would not reopen in New York.

As for the West End there’s rumours Mean Girls could come to London but nothing officially announced just yet.

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