On Friday, we announced the musical cast. Immediately after the new addition to the sinister movie has been announced, the four main players in the upcoming Bad girls soundtrack to be publication report. Angola Rice, Rene Rapp, Auli’i Cravalhoand Jaquel Spivey joined the crew of Paramount, adapted from Tina FeyTony Award-nominated musical, based on her 2004 film, which itself was adapted from the non-fiction book Queen Bee and Wannabes. If an adaptation of an adaptation isn’t something to praise, we don’t know what is.
Rice (Mare of Easttown) will play Cady, a high school student who was recently transplanted at home by Lindsay Lohan in the original movie. Cravalho (Moana) and Spivey (Broadway’s A strange loop) was cast as outcast best friends Janis and Damien, do Lizzy Caplan and Daniel Franzese, corresponding. Then Rapp (The sex life of college girls), who will take on the role of Regina George, leader of Plastics from the Broadway play.
The 22-year-old actually revealed the details of her casting two days ago. “I was so excited. God, I was so excited,” Rapp said Tonight’s reception to secure the role. “I’m on the treadmill. I’m at home and walking and I just finished a day of jogging college girl filming and my agent called me. For what she wanted to say to Rachel McAdams, who began her role on the film, she quipped, “I love her. I love you, in a respectful way.”
Lorne Michael is set to produce the film alongside Fey, who is writing the script with music from Jeff Richmond and the lyrics of Nell Benjamin. Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr. will direct the adaptation for release on Paramount+.
“I am very pleased to bring Bad girls back to the big screen,” said Fey, who wrote and starred in the film, then wrote the book for the Broadway musical, said in a statement back in 2020, when the project was announced. “It was extremely gratifying to see how much the film and musical meant to audiences. I spent 16 years with these characters. They are my Marvel Universe and I love them dearly.”