Get ready, you guys, because Lindsay Lohan just revealed that she really wants to star in another Mean Girls movie, and we are seriously so here for this! Yep, while speaking to David Spade on his talk show Lights Out, the actress admitted that she’s more than ready to reprise her role as Cady Herron for a reboot of the iconic flick.
“I think I was hanging on to [Mean Girls] for a really long time,” she said. “To work with Tina [Fey], and the whole crew again, and [director] Mark Waters. That was really what I wanted. I was excited to do that.”
But when asked if there were any plans to make a sequel, she explained that it’s “in their hands.”
For those who missed it, Mean Girls hit theaters back in 2004, and it quickly became a fan favorite! Besides Lindsay, it also starred Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Lacey Chabert, Jonathan Bennett, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Franzese and more — and it will forever hold a place in fans’ hearts.
It turns out, there actually was a Mean Girls 2, which came out in January 2011. But instead of continuing the story of Cady, Regina George and the rest of the plastics, it followed a brand new group of students. It starred Meaghan Martin, Jennifer Stone and Maiara Walsh, and Tim Meadows (who played Principal Duvall) was the only OG star to return for the second flick.
The 33-year-old’s admission comes just months after it was announced that a new Mean Girls movie was actually in the works! But no, this one is not going to be a continuation of the first movie either. Instead, it’s going to be a musical adaptation of the Broadway play, Mean Girls: The Musical!
“I’m very excited to bring Mean Girls back to the big screen,” Tina said in a statement to Variety. “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.”
Paramount president of production Elizabeth Raposo added, “We’re thrilled to be bringing this iconic property back to the big screen in musical form with our incredible filmmaking team.”
“It has been a joy to work on Mean Girls and to watch it go from film, to musical and now to musical film,” producer Lorne Michaels told the outlet. “I am very proud that Tina’s story and characters continue to resonate with new generations.”
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