That long-gestating reboot of National Lampoon’s “Vacation”- which has been in the works at New Line for a couple of years now; all the while ‘Vacation’ star Chevy Chase has been trying to talk the studio into making a sequel to the 1984 hit that he’s written himself – is inching a GPS spot closer to Wally World.
The Hollywood Reporter says (“Freaks & Geeks” star) John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, wordsmiths of “Horrible Bosses” and the upcoming “Burt Wonderstone”, will likely direct their script for the remake-sequel they penned in 2009. David Dobkin was originally onboard to direct but is no longer involved.
The new “Vacation” will, much like “Tron Legacy” and even the upcoming “21 Jump Street”, be a part reboot, part sequel. In the film, Clark Griswold’s now grown-up son Rusty goes on a madcap holiday with his family.
Chase and Beverly D’Angelo’s characters, Clark and Ellen Griswold, have apparently been written into the script but the former’s ‘It’s Clark starring… or nothing’ stance suggests we may get the first “Vacation” without Chevy Chase.
If Daley and Goldstein plan on casting someone they’ve worked with before on “Vacation”, I guess it’s safe to assume the names ‘Jason Bateman’, ‘Charlie Day’, ‘Jason Sudeikis’, ‘Jay Mohr’ and ‘Will Forte’ may have already been mentioned as possible Rusty’s (Gotta say, I like the idea of Sudeikis!).
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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.