Mean Girls fans get to re-experience the iconic teen comedy, as the 2018 Broadway musical, based on the 2004 film, is headed back to the screens. The new musical film adaptation via Paramount Pictures will see Tina Fey, the writer of the original Mean Girls, writing the script for the musical film.
Tina Fey announces movie adaptation of Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’ Musical:
“I’m very excited to bring Mean Girls back to the big screen. It’s been incredibly gratifying to see how much the movie and the musical have meant to audiences.” pic.twitter.com/v1QP2KDJwW
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Producer of the 2004 Mean Girls Lorne Michaels will rejoin Fey as co-producer of the upcoming adaptation. Fey’s husband, composer Jeff Richmond, will produce music alongside lyricist Nell Benjamin.
“I’m very excited to bring Mean Girls back to the big screen,” Fey said in a statement. “It’s been incredibly gratifying to see how much the movie and the musical have meant to audiences. I’ve spent 16 years with these characters now. They are my Marvel Universe and I love them dearly.”