The wonderful Christina Applegate is in final negations to star opposite Ed Helms in the "Vacation" re-imagining. Through such roles as "Anchorman" opposite Will Ferrell and "The Sweetest Thing" opposite Cameron Diaz, Applegate has proven that she has great comedic energy and timing.
The story for "Vacation" isn't your typical sequel or re-imagining. Ed Helms will be portraying a grown-up Rusty Griswold, the son of Chevy Chase's character. He takes his family on a vacation to Walley World, just like his father did for his family in the original 1983 version. Applegate will play Rusty's wife, who appears to be falling out of love with her him.
Ed Helms will join the long list of other actors who have portrayed the character of Rusty Griswold throughout the original franchise. Such actors include Anthony Michael Hall in "Vacation", Jason Lively in "European Vacation", Johnny Galecki in "Christmas Vacation", and Ethan Embry in "Vegas Vacation".
John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein ("The Incredible Burt Wonderstone") will make their directorial debuts with "Vacation", working from their own screenplay.
Production and other casting details aren't currently known, and we'll keep you posted as this story develops.
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