SNL Director Beth McCarthy-Miller to Helm Mean Moms
Apparently there are adult Plastics out there. At least, according to the plot of the upcoming film Mean Moms, which will be structured much in the same vein as 2004’s Mean Girls and will be helmed by comedy vet Beth McCarthy-Miller (SNL, 30 Rock), reports Deadline.
Though Moms is by no means a Mean Girls sequel, both films are based off advice books by Rosalind Wiseman: Mean Girls was based on Queen Bees and Wannabes and Moms will be created from Queen Bee Moms And King Pin Dads: Dealing With The Parents, Teachers, Coaches, and Counselors Who Can Make — or Break — Your Child’s Future.
Mean Moms will feature the same general theme of snark and cattiness as Mean Girls, except the plot will involve— you guessed it— moms. The film will center on a happily-married mother of two who is introduced the world of competitive parenting when she moves from a small town to the high-class suburbs.
New Line Cinema is reportedly looking to find big female stars to act in the comedy. Jill Messick (Mean Girls) will executive produce with Offspring Entertainment partners Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot (Hairspray). Sean Anders and John Morris will work on the rewrite. and we can only hope that Mean Moms will provide us with as many quotable lines as its predecessor.
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