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‘Mean Girls’ Director Mark Waters Takes on ‘#Catfight’

‘Mean Girls’ Director Mark Waters Takes on ‘#Catfight’

Mean Girls director Mark Waters has signed on to direct #Catfight for Screen Gems and Olive Bridge Entertainment.

The story, which was written by Amelie Gillette (Growing Up Fisher), centers on Lucy, an insecure high school girl who receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious private school for her senior year, as she tries to hide her past. On the day she is being interviewed by a recruiter from her dream college, Lucy learns that her boyfriend's psychotic ex-girlfriend has just gotten out of a juvenile detention facility, and challenges her to a fight after school. Lucy tries to balance taking care of her college prep and preparing for this showdown.

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‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’ Gets ‘Heathers’ Writer Daniel Waters and ‘Mean Girls’ Director Mark Waters

‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’ Gets ‘Heathers’ Writer Daniel Waters and ‘Mean Girls’ Director Mark Waters

Brothers Daniel Waters, the writer behind the cult classic Heathers, and Mark Waters, the director behind Mean Girls, both made their mark on pop culture with two similar movies that play as companion pieces. Now, they are joining forces to bring the Richelle Mead young adult novel series Vampire Academy to the big screen with Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters.

Mark will direct, while Daniel will pen this first in what is being planned as a six part saga. The story follows 17-year-old Rose Hathaway, who holds a mental and spiritual bond with her vampire friend Lissa. They both attend a school for vampires who are trying to retain some of their humanity.

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EXLCUSIVE: ‘Mr. Popper's Penguins’ Clip

Mark Waters directs Jim Carrey in the hilarious new family summer comedy Mr. Popper's Penguins, which is based on the beloved children's' novel by Richard and Florence Atwater. The story revolves around a businessman whose life is turned upside down when he inherits six performing penguins. We have an exclusive clip from the movie, opening June 17th. Here, Tom Popper (Jim Carrey) tries to rid his home of his new inheritance.

Mr. Popper's Penguins was released June 17th, 2011.

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Mark Waters Directing ‘Get Back’

Director Mark Waters has signed on to direct The Beatles time travel comedy Get Back for Anonymous content.

Chris McCoy wrote the script, which centers on two die-hard fans of The Beatles who travel back in time so they can prevent John Lennon from ever meeting Yoko Ono, who they blame for breaking up The Beatles.

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Mark Waters in Talks to Meet ‘Mr. Popper's Penguins’

http://movieweb.com/person/mark-waters/Variety reports that Mark Waters (Mean Girls) is in talks to to direct 20th Century Fox's Mr. Popper's Penguins. The film is based on the children's book from 1938.

Actors currently circling this project are Jim Carrey, Jack Black and Owen Wilson.

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