‘Mean Girls’ Cast and Character Guide: Who Plays Who in the Movie Musical?

Reneé Rapp reprises her Broadway role of Regina George

From left to right: Reneé Rapp, Chris Briney and Angourie Rice in Paramount's "Mean Girls" (2024) (Paramount)

Without Janis ‘Imi’ike (Auli’i Cravalho) and Damian Hubbard (Jaquel Spivey) to take readers through the cast and characters of the 2024 “Mean Girls” film as they do in the movie musical for one Cady Heron (Angourie Rice), TheWrap steps in to guide you through the ensemble, down and detailed. North Shore High School in Chicago remains the setting of the cult classic story, originally brought to life in the 2004 film starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, Lacey Chabert, Tim Meadows and the film’s screenwriter, Tina Fey.

Fey has taken the story from Rosalind Wiseman’s book “Queen Bees and Wannabees” to the original film, then a Broadway musical and now from the musical back to a movie (which includes songs from the musical).

The social jungle of teenagers in high school may have gotten past certain problems young women faced in the early 2000s, but a whole host of new problems face teenage girls nowadays in the new age of social media. Navigating those challenges proves complicated for both the students, their teachers and even Tim Meadows’ Principal Duvall.

As “Mean Girls” is now streaming on Paramount+, let us take you behind the scenes as Gretchen Wieners (Bebe Wood) would do, but not by spilling all their secrets:

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.