'That's so not fetch!': Rachel McAdams and co-stars stall Mean Girls return over Paramount's 'disrespectful' offer!
Negotiations for a new "Mean Girls" movie starring Rachel McAdams, Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, and Lacey Chabert have stalled due to Paramount's "disrespectful" money offer.
Rachel McAdams (Source: InStyle)
"That's so not fetch!": The 'Mean Girls' Reunion Drama Starring Rachel McAdams That Has Fans in Disarray
The highly anticipated "Mean Girls" reunion is causing quite the commotion, and not just among fans. As reported by Page Six, Rachel McAdams and her co-stars have reached an impasse with Paramount over what's been described as a "disrespectful" financial offer.
"All four girls were willing to come back": The 'Mean Girls' Standoff
The famous foursome - Rachel McAdams, Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, and Lacey Chabert - were willing to return to the silver screen in a new adaptation of the Broadway musical version of "Mean Girls." However, talks have hit a snag, with a highly placed source stating, “Paramount Pictures doesn’t want to pay the girls what they are worth. All four girls were willing to come back, but Paramount has not been respectful of what they are worth.”
Rachel McAdams, who played the infamous queen bee Regina George, was reportedly offered a larger part than the others but remains unsigned.
The Show Must Go On: The Star-Studded Cast of 'Mean Girls'
While the original stars struggle with negotiations, Tina Fey, who penned both the movie and musical, will reprise her role as Ms. Norbury, and she reportedly secured a seven-figure deal for her involvement. Seth Meyers even joked with Fey about her reprising her role, to which she quipped, “Teachers work forever.”
The cast also includes Reneé Rapp as the new Regina George, Angourie Rice as Cady Heron, and Auliʻi Cravalho as Janis Ian, among others. Production is slated to begin on March 6, and the anticipation is palpable, despite the ongoing dispute.
In Conclusion: A Reunion Worth Fighting For?
The situation with the original "Mean Girls" cast, particularly Rachel McAdams, raises questions about the valuation of actresses in Hollywood. As one Hollywood insider puts it, “Whether they appear in a cameo appearance or they have six pages of script, it doesn’t matter — [the money offered] is disrespectful.”
With other recent accomplishments such as McAdams's role in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” and Seyfried's Golden Globe and Emmy wins, the "disrespectful" offer seems even more out of place.
The new "Mean Girls" movie promises to be a spectacular return to a beloved story, but can it truly shine without its original stars? Only time will tell if this financial impasse is resolved, or if fans will be left lamenting what could have been. Until then, the rallying cry of "That's so not fetch!" echoes in the hearts of "Mean Girls" enthusiasts everywhere.
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