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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!

Leslie Mann Boards New Line's 'Vacation' Reboot

1:14 PM 9/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
Leslie Mann
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.

Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins Joining New Line's 'Vacation' Reboot

12:46 PM 8/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins
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.

'Vacation' Reboot Adds Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day to Cast

7:06 PM 8/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Chris Hemsworth
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.

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.

Christina Applegate in Talks to Star in New Line's 'Vacation' (Exclusive) – Ed Helms is starring in the sequel-slash-reboot of the classic film comedy that is being directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. 7 years 32 weeks ago via donnieyen

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.

'Vacation' Remake Has the Family Going Back to Wally World

9:04 PM 2/28/2013 by Binh Ngo
Ed Helms
It's been awhile since we had any news on the National Lampoon's Vacation remake, but that drought ends today. Crave Online (via Joblo) was able to speak with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the screenwriters and directors for the remake, and get them to speak about what we can expect from the movie.

Ed Helms in Talks to Star in 'Vacation' Reboot – Helms will play Rusty Griswold, the kid from the original films, who in the new movie will be all grown up and embarking on a vacation with his own family. 8 years 16 weeks ago via jackiechan

'Horrible Bosses' Duo Want Chevy Chase Back for 'Vacation' Reboot – "We intend to have a part for Clark Griswold," writer/director John Francis Daley tells THR. "We're hoping he'll be down to come back." 8 years 33 weeks ago via jackiechan
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