Companies fail all the time, but this, this was different. For Brenda Laurel, it was personal.
Six years, three arrests and three rehab stints after Lindsay Lohan starred in Mean Girls, its video game adaptation is being released. Without LiLo on the box. This, folks, is what the suits call "leveraging a hot property."
If anyone is worried about what Grand Theft Auto games might do to boys, then, my former colleague Tracey John writes for Wired, you might want to worry how a different set of games influences girls.
The announcement that Legacy Interactive and Paramount would be collaborating on games based on female-led films Mean Girls, Clueless and Pretty In Pink left us... dismayed? Don't get me wrong, I loved both Clueless and Pretty In Pink (shut up) — they're fine films. But after the thing that was The Princess Bride…