Director Richard Martini told me he’d hoped to get Randy Quaid to play the role of George in his Amelia Earhart bio-film "Amelia and George", but Quaid, apparently, was too busy. So what’s he so busy with? FilmJerk may have the answer. Apparently he’s signed to star in a "Vacation" spin-off [made for TV] reprising his role as Cousin Eddie. Oh well, then, I can totall….yeah, great move Quaid.
According to the site, "National Lampoon’s Cousin Eddie’s Christmas Vacation Lost concerns Cousin Eddie being fired from his job at Christmas time. Hoping to avoid a lawsuit because he’s bitten by a laboratory monkey, Eddie’s former employer sends him and his family on a vacation to the South Pacific. While there, the family and their pretty tour guide get stranded on a tropical island, where Eddie will finally get his chance to prove himself as a man and a good provider".
And typical of the "Vacation" movies – all of Eddie and Catherine’s previous kids (Vicki and Dale in the first, Rocky and Ruby Sue in the third) have been replaced. In "Christmas Lost," they have but one child now, "a twelve year old boy named Third, who is as intelligent as Eddie is a lunkhead. Replacing the daughter character will be Uncle Nick, a lecherous, unkempt gentleman who shows up on the family’s doorstep unexpectedly after his wife has left him."
Most interesting part of all this? Dana Barron, who played Audrey Griswold, in the first "Vacation" will be among the cast.
According to the site, Production starts in Los Angeles on May 30, under the direction of….hey, they haven’t found anyone willing to direct it yet? surely not.
- Jetsons animated movie in the works - January 24, 2015
- New poster for Tom Hardy thrilller Child 44 - January 22, 2015
- Rob Lowe playing man of the cloth in new TV series - January 21, 2015
- The Interview hits Netflix this weekend - January 21, 2015
- Stuart Beattie writing high Voltage project - January 21, 2015
- Bruce Willis’s next straight-to-disc dud will be… - January 21, 2015
- The Girl with the Reliable R2 Unit - January 21, 2015
- Lee, Ashbrook, Fenn, Ontkean back for Twin Peaks - January 19, 2015
- Gremlins reboot on pause - January 18, 2015
- Star of new Ring sequel announced - January 18, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.