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The history of movies is filled with hundreds of father-son relationships that are loveably stupid and borderline reckless, and audiences have never had a problem laughing their asses off over the goofiness. Even as people have gotten bizarrely obsessed with preventing any harm from befalling their own children, we've never lost our willingness to giggle at dads giving the kids pizza for breakfast.
If you thought Ed Helms played a good emotionally-frazzled buddy in The Hangover movies, just wait until you see what happens when he’s saddled with his own family. Earlier this year, New Line hired Horrible Bosses writers John Francis Daly and Jonathan Goldstein to write and direct a new installment of the classic Vacation franchise, and with the script pretty close to completion, the directors have settled on Helms as their leading man.
The word "reboot" is one that often urges movie fans to gnash their teeth, cry out about Hollywood's lack of originality, and curse the cash-grabbing bastards surely responsible for making such a thing occur. So, when word hit that New Line was looking to reboot National Lampoon's comedy classic Vacation franchise, the response was predictably negative...
One of the biggest surprises of summer last year was Horrible Bosses. While the calendar was choked with R-rated comedies, from The Hangover Part II to Bad Teacher to The Change-Up, the Seth Gordon-directed film had a great mix of cleverness and irreverence that made it a real joy to watch.
Pack up the station wagon and punch Wally World into your GPS device, because New Line is edging closer to committing cinema blasphemy by remaking Harold Ramis’ cherished National Lampoon’s Vacation. And according to the L.A. Times, they want Nutty Professor II: The Klumps director Peter Segal at the helm.
Our time in Edinburgh is over for another year and unfortunately I saw far more in 14 days than I could ever hope to provide full write-ups on under the tight deadlines
Chevy Chase will also be part of the festivities, as Grandpa Clark. No word on whether D'Angelo is returning, but if she made the time for the Homeaway ad, you've got to figure a cameo here is inevitable
It says leaked footage, but the reality of it is that this is just a teaser for a short film that will premiere on Sunday over at Homeaway.com. Either way, you're going to be getting your first real look at where New Line is taking the new Vacation
It kind of sucks that their only purpose would be to hock wares, but this will certainly be something to look forward to. Along with Irwin Fletcher and Ty Webb, Clark Griswold was one of his best characters
New Line Cinema is working on a sequel to the 1983 comedic masterpiece National Lampoon’s Vacation. Before you roll your eyes and click to something else, hear me out. This is nothing like the abortive 1997 sequel Vegas Vacation