Sean McNamara has come on board to direct the live-action feature Bratz, based on the popular doll line.

According to Production Weekly, John Doolittle is writing the screenplay, which follows Yasmin, Ari, Cloe, and Jade, 4 very different teenage girls from different worlds who bond over the ups and downs of adolescent life at Lewis & Clark High School.

The girls learn the value of real friend ship in spite of the social pressures of school, family and the expectation to be cool.

Production is tentatively slated for early February in L.A.