The musical adaptation of Mean Girls
is "60% done" according to one of the production's writers.
Jeff Richmond, who is co-writing the adaptation with his wife and creator of the iconic teen film, Tina Fey, has revealed that since the pair completed work on Netflix's acclaimed comedy series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
, they have made "quite a lot of progress" on the highly anticipated production.
"There’s been quite a lot of progress on it. We are circling in on, here’s what I can tell you: Nell Benjamin of Legally Blonde
fame, she’s working with us as a lyricist," he told Yahoo
"We've been working for a long time now. I’m going to say it’s like 60 percent written, and it’s being staffed creatively. We are looking to do some actual solid readings coming around this summer. The Kimmy Schmidt
thing took a lot more time than we all thought, so it slowed some Mean Girls
He went on to tease the title of one of the musical numbers, saying: "There’s a song called Old Blonde Song
. It’s sung by Regina’s mother."
Meanwhile, Mean Girls
actor Daniel Franzese, who played the "too gay to function" Damian in the original film, has joined the team as a regular columnist for attitude.co.uk
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