Enter the losers, we are looking back on our memories.
Cast “Means girls” They almost did not reunite in A. Video Saturday was published for the first time since the popular high school comedy premiere in 2004 to celebrate “Girly Girls” Day (October 3) to boost voter registration a month before the 2020 presidential election.
“When I was in New York, people were like, ‘Did you know it’s Girls’ Day? “And I’m like,“ What are you talking about? ”Co-star Lindsay Lohan said. “I looked for it and it’s actually one day. It took a long time for it (to drown).”
Cast members Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Lizzie Kaplan, Lacey Chabert, Anna Gaster, Daniel Franzis, Rajeev Surendra, and Jonathan Bennett took turns sharing favorite memories of filming with reuniting host Katie Couric and shared their thoughts on the characters they performed. play. (Rachel McAdams joined Couric on a video chat on a separate time, and Amy Boehler was unable to join.)
Lohan revealed that she initially wanted to play Regina George (the role that went to McAdams) because she had just played the “weirdo” in “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” but that she was soon identified with protagonist Cady Heron. Bennett, who played love Aaron Samuels, shared that he was picked up at the last minute (“Yeah, someone got fired,” Faye emphasized) and taken to the filming location the night before filming began.
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“I think they’re friends on Facebook. I don’t think they ended up together,” said Fei, who wrote the script and appeared as Mrs. Norberry. “I don’t want the characters who got together in high school to end up together. I hope they lived a little more.”
Meadows, who played Mr. Duvall and was one of the many “SNL” cast members Fey had recruited for the movie, was amazed at the suitability of the material years later and joked that the cast should be reuniting with an Ocean’s Eleven-style movie where “it’s the same actors but we are.” We all play different roles. ”
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Surendra, who played mathematician Kevin Janabour, can still read letter by word for his infamous character’s talents. He also thought about how big a deal she was to see an Indian figure who wasn’t written to be a stereotype.
“This movie was very diverse,” he said. “When I read the script, it was the first time that an Indian guy who was good at math did not speak (with an accent). I was shocked … that was ahead of his time.”
Franzis, who played Damien, said it was Inspiration to appear in public as gay after receiving a message from fans around the time of the film’s 10th anniversary.
“The person told me, ‘When I was in the eighth grade, I was tortured for being chubby and beaten for being bisexual. Then your film came out and on the first day of my first year of high school, amazing girls came up to me and said,’ You’re like Damian, come sit with us. ‘” … I just want to thank you for being something in the media that I can point to and say “That’s me.”
Franzese went to thank Fey for writing the role.
“I couldn’t believe there was a character who could be gay and just breathe – just be gay, be fat, and not be thrown into a closet or flush with her head in the toilet,” he said. “It has had a huge impact on my private life.”