Ed Helms News
11:17 AM 7/30/2015 by Senh Duong
According to Variety and its sister site Deadline, Ed Helm’s latest comedy “Vacation” isn’t meeting expectations at the box office.
New Line’s’ reboot of Chevy Chase’s 1983 hit took in $3.8M on Wednesday, which includes $1.2M from Tuesday’s evening screenings.
12:14 PM 9/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
Leslie Mann is joining New Line's Vacation reboot cast as Audrey Griswold, the sister of Ed Helms' Rusty Griswold, according to THR.
John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are directing from their own script, and filming is scheduled to begin this week in Atlanta.
11:46 AM 8/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
New Line's Vacation reboot has cast Rusty Griswold's two sons. They will be played by Skyler Gisondo (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Steele Stebbins (A Haunted House 2). The movie stars Ed Helms as Rusty, with Christina Applegate as his wife, Debbie.
The new Vacation will find a grown up Rusty taking his whole family on a road trip to Walley World, just as his father had done when he was young.
6:06 PM 8/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
New Line's Vacation reboot is back on and has added Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day to the cast, according to THR. Hemsworth is playing a TV anchor named Stone Crandall, who's also the husband of Rusty's sister Audrey, and Day will play a river rafting guide.
The newest update of 'Vacation' has had some development starts and stutters, but with the casting of Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day in key comic roles, it appears the film is finally gearing up for a September start of production.
2 years 14 weeks ago via jetli
Lionsgate has come on to develop Epic Fail, from producer Nicky Weinstock and Ed Helms, who co-developed the original idea for the comedy. Helms is now attached to star in the pic, which centers on an elite but unorthodox Special Forces team that takes their dysfunction and excessive firepower on a desperate mission to save America — led by the only soldier more badass and more mustachioed than a Navy SEAL, The Walrus.
2 years 38 weeks ago via jetli
4:34 PM 1/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
Joe Carnaham's Stretch has been pulled from this March 21 release, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Looks like the Universal brass will find an angry email from Carnaham in their inboxes.
The action-comedy was set to for release on March 21, but because Universal felt that the returns might not justify the cost of distributing and marketing the movie, the studio scratched it from its release schedule.
Patrick Wilson (Insidious), Ed Helms (The Hangover trilogy), Chris Pine (Star Trek Into Darkness) and Brooklyn Decker (What to Expect When You’re Expecting) star in Universal Pictures’ STRETCH, an action-comedy in which all hell breaks out over the streets of L.A. during one twisted night for one desperate driver. When a limo driver (Wilson) discovers that he only has one shift left to pay off a big debt, he goes from worried to hell-with-it-all daring.
10:16 AM 12/13/2013 by Jeff Giles
Recent attempts at rebooting Revenge of the Nerds, and Police Academy have so far come to naught, but it looks like Paramount's plans to resuscitate the long-dormant Naked Gun series might actually pay off.
Detective Frank Drebin is coming back with Ed Helms on board to portray Leslie Nielsen’s character in Paramount’s reboot of “The Naked Gun” comedy franchise. The studio has tapped the scripting team of Thomas Lennon and R. Ben Garant — best known for the “Night at the Museum” and “Reno 911″ franchises, to write the...
2 years 51 weeks ago via jackiechan