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Jon Hamm plays Coach Carr in Mean Girls Musical – The Hollywood Reporter


Jon Hamm will join mean girls music in the role of Coach Carr, the resident gym instructor and inept sex guru.

The feature adapts the Broadway musical, which itself is an adaptation of the 2004 teen comedy mean girls. mean girls music She hails from Paramount, which is planning a Paramount+ debut.

Hamm joins the previously announced cast of Angourie Rice, Oli Cravalho, Jacquel Spivey and Renee Raab. Rice will play Cady, originally played by Lindsay Lohan, while Rapp will play Regina (she was played by Rachel McAdams in the film). Cravalho will be playing Janice and Spivey will be Damian, originally played by Lizzy Caplan and Danielle Franzese, respectively. Coach Dwayne Hill played Coach Carr in the original movie.

Alongside original star and writer Tina Fey, Tim Meadows will also return to the screen mean girls Newcomers Jenna Fischer, Busy Phillips, Avantica, Mahi Alam, Christopher Brainy, Baby Wood, Ashley Park and Connor Ratliff are also in the mix.

mean girls – Original film and musical – follows teen Cady Heron, who moves from Africa with her cosmopolitan parents to suburban Illinois, where she gets swept up in the dynamics of her high school’s new social hierarchy. Falls in with a famous clique known as The Plastics. The film took in $128 million at the global box office and has since achieved teen cinema status.

Lorne Michaels will return to produce with Fey, who wrote the book for the Broadway show. Erin David, Carolyn Maroney, and Micah Frank supervise the Broadway video, Eric Gurian and Jeff Richmond directing Little Stranger.

Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez Jr. to take out. Fey will also write the screenplay for the feature musical, with music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Neil Benjamin. Kyle Hanagami is the choreographer.

Hamm, represented by CAA, Forward Entertainment and Sloane Offer, has upcoming credits that include the new season of the Apple series morning show. Recently seen on Admit it, Fletch And Top Gun: Maverick.

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