Mean Girls (2024): Expected release date, cast, plot and other details


A feature film based on a Tina Fey script, Mean Girls is an upcoming American musical comedy directed by Arturo Perez Jr. and Samantha Jayne. Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, which was based on the 2004 comedy film directed by Mark Waters, it shares similarities with Fey’s work.

In January 2020, Paramount Players revealed that Tina Fey will be returning to write the screenplay. In addition, Fey produces alongside the 2004 film’s producer, Lorne Michaels. December 2022 saw the start of casting. New Jersey served as the location for filming in March and April of 2023. The Broadway musical’s songs were reworked by composer Jeff Richmond and lyricist Nell Benjamin; Richmond also wrote the soundtrack for the movie.

Mean Girls (2024): Cast

For all that we know, the network is yet to update about the cast of this upcoming musical comedy which is why we cannot provide you the exact list of the entire cast members. As per the reports, following is the potential cast of Mean Girls.

  • Angourie Rice as Cady Heron
  • Reneé Rapp as Regina George
  • Auliʻi Cravalho as Janis ‘Imi’ike
  • Jaquel Spivey as Damian Hubbard
  • Bebe Wood as Gretchen Wieners
  • Avantika Vandanapu as Karen Shetty
  • Christopher Briney as Aaron Samuels
  • Tina Fey as Ms. Norbury
  • Tim Meadows as Principal Duvall
  • Jenna Fischer as Ms. Heron
  • Busy Philipps as Mrs. George
  • Mahi Alam as Kevin Ganatra
  • Connor Ratliff as Mr. Rapp
  • Jon Hamm as Coach Carr
  • Ashley Park

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the film.

Mean Girls (2024): Plot

As per the Paramount Pictures, the official synopsis of the film reads, “From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic, MEAN GIRLS. New student Cady Heron (Angourie Rice) is welcomed into the top of the social food chain by the elite group of popular girls called “The Plastics,” ruled by the conniving queen bee Regina George (Reneé Rapp) and her minions Gretchen (Bebe Wood) and Karen (Avantika). However, when Cady makes the major misstep of falling for Regina’s ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels (Christopher Briney), she finds herself prey in Regina’s crosshairs. As Cady sets to take down the group’s apex predator with the help of her outcast friends Janis (Auli’i Cravalho) and Damian (Jaquel Spivey), she must learn how to stay true to herself while navigating the most cutthroat jungle of all: high school.”

Mean Girls (2024): Release Date

The movie Mean Girls is slated to be released over MLK weekend, January 12, 2024. The movie will premiere alongside David Ayer’s action picture The Beekeeper and James Samuels’ biblical dramedy The Book of Clarence.

Mean Girls (2024): Official Trailer

Check out the official trailer of Mean Girls (2024) below: