Amanda Seyfried Has A New Plan For ‘Mean Girls’ Reunion If Sequel Doesn’t Happen

Amanda Seyfried received’t be making “fetch” occur anytime quickly, however she’s decided to discover a option to reunite together with her “Mean Girls” co-stars on a brand new mission.

The Emmy-winning star of Hulu’s “The Dropout” sat down with Lindsay Lohan for the brand new subject of Interview journal, unveiled Wednesday. Whereas a lot of the chat was centered Lohan’s new Netflix film, “Falling for Christmas,” the pair couldn’t assist however reminisce about their indelible performances in “Mean Girls,” now seen as an era-defining teen traditional.

Noting that the 2004 comedy turned out to be “more than anyone could have imagined,” Seyfried nonetheless appeared skeptical {that a} sequel will ever see the sunshine of day, regardless of the well-established enthusiasm of each followers and actors.

Nonetheless, she advised the movie’s “Plastics” ― who embrace Lacey Chabert and Rachel McAdams ― could also be higher served by reprising their roles on stage fairly than the massive display screen.

From left: Lacey Chabert, Rachel McAdams, Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Seyfried in “Mean Girls.”

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“I would kill just to do one week, all of us playing our own roles on ‘Mean Girls’ on Broadway,” she mentioned, referring to the 2018 musical adaptation of the movie. “Because a ‘Mean Girls 2’ is never going to happen, is it?”

Because it seems, Seyfried’s concept is probably not such a nasty one. The “Mean Girls” musical acquired principally optimistic critiques and a complete of 12 Tony Award nominations after it premiered on Broadway. Amongst these to obtain a nod was Tina Fey, who tailored the musical’s libretto from her personal script for the film.

Each Lohan and Seyfried possess the required singing chops, too. As a singer, Lohan has launched two profitable pop albums, 2004’s “Speak” and 2005’s “A Little More Personal (Raw).” Seyfried, in the meantime, has wowed followers within the film variations of the blockbuster musicals “Mamma Mia!” and “Les Misérables.”

Lohan has incessantly expressed curiosity in reprising her “Mean Girls” function as Cady Heron. Nonetheless, she advised Seyfried that one of the best wager for a Plastics reunion could be in a non-musical comedy.

Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert and Amanda Seyfried.
Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert and Amanda Seyfried.

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“I heard something about it being a movie musical and I was like, ‘Oh no.’ We can’t do that,” she mentioned. “It has to be the same tone … anyway, Tina [Fey] is busy. She’ll get around to it.”

Lohan is within the midst of an expert resurgence following the discharge of “Falling for Christmas,” which additionally stars Chord Overstreet, final month. The romantic comedy features a main wink at an iconic “Mean Girls” scene by the use of a brand new model of “Jingle Bell Rock,” carried out by Lohan on the film soundtrack.