Rachel McAdams Surprises Fans in SNL 'Mean Girls' Musical Remake Extravaganza
In a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live, Rachel McAdams, the original Regina George from the 2004 hit movie "Mean Girls," introduced Reneé Rapp, who portrays Regina in the 2024 musical remake.
Rapp's performance of the original song "Not My Fault" was met with thunderous applause, featuring a collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion.
Returning in a hilarious sketch, McAdams played Natalie Partman, an actor struggling to land roles due to her uncanny resemblance to Rachel McAdams.
McAdams, who hadn't been part of recent "Mean Girls" events, added an exciting twist to the evening, delighting fans with her unexpected presence.
Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, and Lacey Chabert recently reunited for a Walmart commercial, with Lohan making a cameo at the New York City premiere of the remake.
Despite Tina Fey and Tim Meadows reprising their roles in the remake, McAdams did not, citing challenges in making the concept work.
Expressing enthusiasm for the remake, McAdams said, "I was really down for whatever Tina wanted to do, and I cannot wait to see the fantastic direction it took."
Surprisingly absent from the commercial with her co-stars, McAdams revealed she turned it down, expressing her lack of excitement for commercial work.
McAdams emphasized her ongoing love for the "Mean Girls" reunion concept, despite missing out on the commercial opportunity.
The original film's reunion and the remake's star-studded appearances continue to captivate fans, generating buzz around the iconic teen comedy.
With McAdams making an unexpected comeback, the anticipation for the musical remake of "Mean Girls" reaches new heights.
In a tweet from SNL capturing the memorable moment, fans can relive Rachel McAdams' surprise introduction and the electric performance of "Not My Fault" by Reneé Rapp and Megan Thee Stallion.