‘Vacation’ Reboot Moves to October 2015
New Line has set an October 9, 2015 release date for the road trip comedy Vacation, starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate. ‘Vacation’ is a sequel-slash-reboot of writer/director John Hughes’ classic comedy ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’ (1983) that starred Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo. In the new film, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to Walley World.
Release Date: October 9, 2015
Studio: New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Director: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Screenwriter: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Cast: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Chris Hemsworth, Charlie Day, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Elizabeth Gillies, Leslie Mann, Regina Hall, Keegan-Michael Key
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and their two sons James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins) with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold from the classic “Vacation” comedies.