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Leslie Mann Joins the 'Vacation' Reboot Starring Ed Helms

The long in-the-works Vacation reboot just cast its grown-up Audrey. Variety reports that Leslie Mann has signed on to star opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate as Rusty's sister Audrey Griswold, who was played in the original 1983 film by Dana Barron. In addition to Mann's casting, child actors Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins have been cast as Rusty's (Helms) sons in the reboot, both Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are in talks to show up in small roles, and original Griswolds Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo will both make cameo appearances.

Christina Applegate in Negotiations to Star Alongside Ed Helms in 'Vacation'

Christina Applegate has found her first post-Up All Night gig. Now that her NBC sitcom has imploded, THR reports that Applegate is in talks to play the female lead in the reboot/sequel to the family road trip comedy Vacation. The movie will star Ed Helms as a grown-up Rusty Griswold taking his family on vacation to Wally World, and Applegate's potentially playing Helms's "strong-willed wife who might be losing interest in him." John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Horrible Bosses, Burt Wonderstone) are writing/directing and say they're hoping to incorporate characters from the previous series, meaning original stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo may wind up playing supporting [...]

Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo Are Developing a Show for ABC

Chevy Chase is already planning his return to television. According to THR, the former Community regular is currently developing a comedy series with his National Lampoon's Vacation costar Beverly D'Angelo and producer Aaron Kaplan, who worked as an EP on The Lonely Island's 2005 Fox pilot Awesometown. The project doesn't yet have a writer, script, or studio attached but will be considered by ABC for the 2015-2016 season.

This isn't the first attempt at a Mr. and Mrs. Griswold reunion. Back in March, the pair was reported to make a cameo in the Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms, but the project was delayed indefinitely due to [...]

'Vacation' Sequel to Film This Summer; Ed Helms Officially Signed On

A reboot of the National Lampoon's Vacation franchise centered around son Rusty Griswold and his family has been in development for a years, and now, the film's directors have revealed to Collider that Vacation will be filming this summer with Ed Helms starring as Rusty. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (Sam Weir from Freaks and Geeks!), who scripted Horrible Bosses and next weekend's Steve Carell vehicle The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, began writing the script in 2009 and they'll be making their directorial debut on the movie, as well.

Helms was in talks to star last year, but this is the first we've heard of him officially signing [...]

Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo Will Cameo in the New 'Vacation' Movie

The upcoming Vacation reboot/sequel will feature the stars from the original. Variety reports that Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo are in early talks to appear in the new movie as their old characters Clark and Ellen Griswold. Written and directed by Horrible Bosses writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the new Vacation movie follows Ed Helms  as Griswold spawn Rusty, taking his wife (Christina Applegate) and kids on a road trip to Wally World. Said road trip will include a pit stop to visit Rusty's parents, which is where Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo's cameos come in and where trouble on the set of the new [...]