Raised in African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron thinks she knows about survival of the fittest. But the law of the jungle takes on a whole new meaning when the home-schooled 16-year-old enters public high school for the first time and encounters psychological warfare and unwritten social rules that teenage girls face today. —IMDb
Mark Stephen Waters (born June 30, 1964) is an American film director and producer. Waters is perhaps best known for directing Mean Girls.
He is the brother of screenwriter Daniel Waters and has been married to actress Dina Spybey since 2000. He is a graduate of the American Film Institute and as of September 2006 has a development deal with Paramount pictures. He often directs light-hearted, family-friendly films. He has a daughter named Zoe.
Waters was one of the 120 invitees to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2006. —Wikipedia
Believe it or not I hadn't seen this before. Funny but flawed. But let me tell you what makes me the most angry: we are apparently mature enough to have a token queer, but not mature enough to portray him realistically gaining any love interest. You know what he does? He exists as comedic relief because he's treated like an honorary woman, yet the audience reads him as male; he loses masculinity by being gay.