What the Cast of Mean Girls Looked Like in the 2004 Movie vs the 2024 Release
Almost exactly 20 years after the premiere of Mean Girls, a teen comedy with a star-studded cast that quickly went on to become a cult classic, the movie gets a new spin. Released on January, 2024, the new Mean Girls was adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, and therefore tells its story through music. It gave the opportunity to see a completely different cast embody the characters we all know and love.
Cady Heron — Lindsay Lohan in 2004 and Angourie Rice in 2024
Regina George — Rachel McAdams in 2004 and Reneé Rapp in 2024
Aaron Samuels — Jonathan Bennett in 2004 and Christopher Briney in 2024
Gretchen Wieners — Lacey Chabert in 2004 and Bebe Wood in 2024
Karen Smith / Karen Shetty — Amanda Seyfried in 2004 and Avantika Vandanapu in 2024
Janis Ian / Janis ’Imi’ike — Lizzy Caplan in 2004 and Auliʻi Cravalho in 2024
Damian Hubbard — Daniel Franzese in 2004 and Jaquel Spivey in 2024
Mrs. George — Amy Poehler in 2004 and Busy Philipps in 2024
Ms. Heron — Ana Gasteyer in 2004 and Jenna Fischer in 2024
Coach Carr — Dwayne Hill in 2004 and Jon Hamm in 2024
Principal Duvall — Tim Meadows reprised his 2004 role
Ms. Norbury — Tina Fey reprised her 2004 role
Mean Girls is definitely not the first beloved movie to get a musical remake. In 2022, the world got to see Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, 26 years after the premire of many people’s childhood classic Matilda. The cast was entirely changed and in this article you can see exactly how!