Lohan eyes ‘Mean’ for ‘Freaky’ helmer

Fey adapting Wiseman novel for producer Michaels

Lindsay Lohan is in negotiations to reteam with “Freaky Friday” helmer Mark S. Waters in Paramount’s upcoming comedy “Mean Girls.”

Waters signed onto direct the teen comedy last month. Project, produced by Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video shingle, has been in development for the past year following Par’s hiring of “Saturday Night Live” head writer Tina Fey to adapt Rosalind Wiseman’s book “Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence.”

Story centers on an adolescent girl who has been on safari with her zoologist parents but must navigate new terrain when she moves to an Illinois public school and falls in love with the ex-boyfriend of one of the most popular girls. Things turn ugly when she’s reduced to using the same mean-spirited methods as the other girls.

Pic is skedded to start shooting in early September with Michaels producing.

Lohan, whose star turn in “Freaky Friday” opposite Jamie Lee Curtis hits theaters this week, recently completed a starring role in “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” opposite Alison Pill for Sara Sugarman and Disney.Actress, repped by Endeavor, made her feature debut with Disney’s “The Parent Trap” in 1998, in which she played the dual role of sisters Hallie Parker and Annie James.

She made her name initially in the role of Alli Fowler in the long-running daytime drama “Another World.”