Treatment for Gasteyer
By Borys Kit and Chris
Hollywood Reporter - 10/19/03
"Saturday Night Live"
alumna Ana Gasteyer has joined the cast of "Mean Girls,"
playing the mother of "Freaky Friday" star Lindsay
Lohan in the comedy.
The Paramount Pictures film,
shooting in Toronto, was written by Gasteyer's former "SNL"
co-star, Tina Fey, and is being produced by "SNL" creator
Lohan plays a teen who enrolls
at a Chicago public high school after growing up abroad. She
then experiences how cruel teenagers -- especially girls -- can
be when she falls in love with the wrong guy. Gasteyer plays
her mom, a research zoologist who instigates the move to the
At the same time, Gasteyer will
guest star on ABC's comedy "I'm With Her." In the show,
about a high school teacher (Patrick Owen) who falls in love
with a Hollywood starlet (Teri Polo), Gasteyer plays the assistant
to the actress.
Gasteyer is best known for her
work on "SNL," where she was a cast member from 1996-2002.
She next appears on the big screen in "Raising Helen,"
directed by Garry Marshall.