The musical comedy Mean Girlsa film adaptation of the musical of the same name – a musical that is in turn an adaptation of the 2004 film – has a new version underway that is preparing for its theatrical release in January 2024.

Thus, Paramount Pictures continues the marketing campaign, with the launch of the character posters with individual looks at the actors who play Cady Heron, Regina George, Gretchen Wieners, Karen Smith, Janis Ian, Damian Hubbard, and Aaron Samuels

Renee Rapp (The Sex Lives of College Girls) is the queen bee Regina George, Angourie Rice (Mare of Easttown, The Last Thing He Told Me) interpreta a Cady, Bebe Wood (Love, Victor, The Real O’Neals, The New Normal) da vida a Gretchen, avantika (The Sex Lives of College Girls) characterizes Karen, Auli’i Cravalho (Crush, All Together Now) is Janis, Jaquel Spivey It’s Damian, and Christopher Briney (The Summer I Turned Pretty) is Aaron. As a curious fact, Rapp played Regina George in the Broadway musical.

The new film is directed by Arturo Pérez Jr.y Samantha Jaynewith a script Tina Fey (which also adapted the script from the original film and the Broadway musical). The co-directors worked together behind the scenes on the short films Less Than One, Vanity, Dan Miller y Quarter Life Poetry: Poems for the Young, Broke & Hangry. Mean Girls marks Jayne’s debut as a feature film director.

In addition to adapting the script, Fey reprises her role as Ms. Norbury, with Tim Meadows playing Director Duvall again as in the 2004 film. Direct from the Broadway musical comes Ashley Park (Emily in Paris, Joy Ride) in a new role since she plays Gretchen in the staging. The rest of the cast is made up Busy Philipps (Cougar Town, Vice Principals) como Mrs. George, Jenna Fischer (The Office) like Cady’s mom, Jon Hamm (The Morning Show, Mad Men) like Coach Carr, Mahi Alam como Kevin Ganatra, y Connor Ratliff like Mr. Rapp.

Mean Girls ruled out its original exclusive release on Paramount Plus, and will have traditional distribution in theaters, premiering on the big screen on January 12, 2024.

Character posters (via Fandango):


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