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Vacation Director John Francis Daley Teases Freaks and Geeks Reunion John Francis Daley has talked to Vulture three weeks into directing the new Vacation reboot, which he co-wrote with screenwriting partner Jonathan Goldstein (Horrible Bosses), and has offered a hint at a possible "Freaks and Geeks" reunion!

Horrible Bosses 2

Posted September 3rd, 2013 by Binh Ngo

The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy Horrible Bosses reunites Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone's favorite working stiffs: Nick, Dale and Kurt.

Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo Ready for More 'Vacation'

6:35 PM 3/28/2013 by Jeff Giles
Clark and Ellen Griswold
They've already lined up some pretty stellar new blood for their new Vacation, and now it looks like writer/directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are ready to do right by this long-languishing franchise by making room for its old stars.

Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (All Stage Name, No Delivery)

11:12 AM 3/15/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In the beginning (of the movie) Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carrel) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) are comfortably perched at the top of the illusionist-food chain. They have a “Magical Friendship” (that’s what they call their show), but when their attendance drops their boss drops them, leaving their spot on the Las Vegas strip open for any vulture to take.

Bateman Back For 'Horrible Bosses 2' – Horrible Bosses may not have been the funniest film of 2011, but the Jason Bateman/Jason Sudeikis/Charlie Day-starring comedy managed to earn $209 million off us punters at the worldwide box office, so Warner Bros. has been working up the sequel for a while. Now the three leads have signed on, and co-star Jamie Foxx is in talks to return as Motherf****r Jones.

7 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan

Excl: 'Burt Wonderstone' Writers on the Challenges of a New 'Vacation'

John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein – With The Incredible Burt Wonderstone coming to theaters on March 15th, we had an opportunity to sit down with the writers of that movie, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, to talk about the magician comedy. But our conversation spanned a variety of topics, including their upcoming directorial debut on the new Vacation movie with Ed Helms playing an older Rusty Griswold. 7 years 33 weeks ago via jetli

Ed Helms Confirmed for New 'Vacation' Movie

1:07 PM 3/7/2013 by Jeff Giles
Ed Helms
After paying its dues in development hell, it looks like New Line's next-gen Vacation update is on track for a 2013 shoot, with Ed Helms officially on board to star as Clark Griswold's grown-up son Rusty.

Ed Helms and family are headed back to Wally World in the Vacation reboot – As the VACATION reboot/spin-off has been developing, questions have been arising on what the plot will consist of. Well, now we know where the road will take grown-up Rusty Griswold played by Ed Helms. First, writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein set the record straight on which of the four Rusty's Helms grew up to be, “I guess the first Rusty. 7 years 34 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Sony Drops First 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' Trailer

3:50 PM 2/27/2013 by Jeff Giles
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Once upon a time, there was a classic children's book that used unique, hand-drawn illustrations to tell the fanciful tale of a time when food started falling out of the sky. "THE END," said Hollywood, and turned that book into a bright CGI-animated adventure full of goofy voices -- but even if Sony's version of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs didn't have much to do with the book, it was still fairly entertaining, and it did well enough to earn something its printed namesake never got:

'Incredible Burt Wonderstone' Trailer Aims for Comedy Magic

11:53 AM 12/21/2012 by Jeff Giles
Burt Wonderstone
Carell. Carrey. Buscemi. Magic. Mullets. Not enough trailers feature a shot of a dove flying out of someone's mouth. Into the breach steps the new trailer for The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, the upcoming comedy about a pair of lifelong magician pals (Steves Carell and Buscemi) whose livelihood is threatened by the ascension of a ruthless new illusionist (Jim Carrey).
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