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Casting Net: Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall join 'Vacation;' more

29 September 2014 4:58 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall have signed on for New Line’s Vacation reboot, joining Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth, and Leslie Mann. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are directing, marking their directorial debut. They also wrote the script. The film will tell the story of a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) who takes his wife (Applegate) on a cross-country road trip, similar to one he took as a kid. Their destination is Walley World, an amusement park. Key and Hall will play family friends to the Griswolds. David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Productions alongside Chris Bender. »

- C. Molly Smith

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'Vacation' Reboot Casts Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall

29 September 2014 3:33 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall have joined the cast of New Line Cinema's Vacation reboot, which started shooting in Atlanta earlier this month.

Ed Helms stars as Rusty Griswold, the now-adult son of Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen Griswold (Beverly D'Angelo), who takes his wife (Christina Applegate) and their sons (Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins) on a road trip vacation to Walley World, America's greatest amusement park.

Keegan Michael Key and Regina Hall are playing friends of the Griswolds, who are described as the "perfect family." Charlie Day, Chris Hemsworth and Elizabeth Gillies round out the supporting cast.

John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein are directing from their own screenplay, with David Dobkin and Chris Bender producing.

Keegan Michael Key recently starred in Let's Be Cops, and his Comedy Central series Key & Peele just started its fourth season. Regina Hall most recently starred in About Last Night »

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Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall Join New Line’s ‘Vacation’ (Exclusive)

29 September 2014 2:40 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Key and Peele’s” Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall are set to join the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” reboot.

Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann are also on board.

Horrible Bosses” scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are set to make their feature directorial debut from a script they penned.

The new version of the Griswold’s “Vacation” adventures will follow grown-up son (Helms) who has the perfect surprise for his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and two sons: the cross-country trip of a lifetime, reminiscent of the fun-filled excursion he took as a kid. They’re going to Walley World, America’s greatest amusement park.

Hall and Key will play family friends of the Griswolds that are described as “the perfect family.”

David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Prods. along with Chris Bender. Jeff Kleeman and Marc Fischer are exec producing.

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- Justin Kroll

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Filming underway on the Vacation sequel

16 September 2014 11:19 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After a couple of delays, New Line Cinema has kicked off production on the long-gestating sequel / remake of National Lampoon’s Vacation, which sees Ed Helms (The Hangover) taking on the lead role of the now-adult Rusty Grisworld. Here’s the official press release, which includes a brief synopsis and cast list…

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.

Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth »

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Principal Photography Begins On New Line Cinema’s Vacation Starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate

16 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“It’s a Long Way Down The Holiday Road!”

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s Vacation, starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure.

The film marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.

Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth (the “Thor” films) in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty’s irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day (the “Horrible Bosses” films), who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo (“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” “Hard Sell”) and Steele Stebbins »

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'Vacation' Begins Shooting in Georgia with Ed Helms

16 September 2014 1:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema's Vacation, starring Ed Helms (The Hangover films) and Christina Applegate (the Anchorman films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley's directorial debut.

Following in his father's footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America's "favorite family fun park," Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth (the Thor films) in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty's irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day (the Horrible Bosses films), who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo (Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Hard Sell) and Steele Stebbins (A Haunted House 2), who play Rusty's sons, James and Kevin. »

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The ‘Vacation’ Reboot/ Sequel Has Started Shooting! Full Synopsis Here

16 September 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We reported yesterday that the role of Audrey Griswold was potentially heading into the hands of Leslie Mann (that still hasn’t been confirmed), and today we bring you the news that the remake/ sequel of the classic 1980s comedy Vacation, has started shooting.

Ed Helms leads the film’s cast as Rusty, who takes his wife and two children across country to visit the famous Walley World theme park. Christina Applegate plays his wife, with Charlie Day starring as Rusty’s pain-in-the-ass brother-in-law, while both Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelommreprise their roles as Clark and Ellen.

Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley direct.

Here’s the full press release, put out to the media today as shooting begins.

Burbank, Calif.–(Business Wire)–The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films »

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Filming Begins on 'Vacation' Reboot

16 September 2014 11:33 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

The next generation of Griswolds is at it again. Shooting has begun in Georgia on New Line Cinema’s “Vacation,” starring Ed Helms (“The Hangover” films) and Christina Applegate (the “Anchorman” films) on the road for another ill-fated adventure. The film marks Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s directorial debut.

Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Walley World.

Rounding out the cast are Chris Hemsworth (the “Thor” films) in the role of Stone Crandall, Rusty’s irritatingly successful brother-in-law; Charlie Day (the “Horrible Bosses” films), who plays a river rafting guide; and Skyler Gisondo (“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” “Hard Sell”) and Steele Stebbins (“A Haunted House 2”), who play Rusty’s sons, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Leslie Mann In Talks To Join 'Vacation' Reboot As Audrey Griswold

15 September 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Leslie Mann is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of the reboot/remake of 1980s comedy Vacation.

Leslie Mann Joining 'Vacation' Cast?

Mann is currently in talks to play Audrey Griswold in the remake of the John Hughes hit, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the original film, the character of Audrey was played by Dana Barron. In the new film, Audrey will be married to rising star anchorman Stone Crandall, who will reportedly be played by Thor’s Chris Hemsworth.

In the new Vacation film, Ed Helms (The Office, The Hangover) will play the grown up Rusty Griswold, who is following in his father Clark Gisworld’s footsteps of planning a family road trip. Chevy Chase will be reprising his role from the original film, as will Beverly D’Angelo. Christina Applegate is reportedly already on board for the movie and It’s Always Sunny in »

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Casting Net: Billy Bob Thornton in talks for 'Our Brand Is Crisis;' more

15 September 2014 6:29 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Billy Bob Thornton is in talks for Our Brand Is Crisis. The Warner Bros. political dramedy is being directed by David Gordon Green and already stars Sandra Bullock and Scoot McNairy. Smokehouse partners George Clooney and Grant Heslov will produce. Bullock will executive produce. Our Brand Is Crisis is based on Rachel Boynton’s 2005 documentary of the same name, which explored the use of American political campaign strategies in Bolivia by James Carville and Stan Greenberg, former consultants to President Clinton. Bullock will play a retired American political consultant, “Calamity” Jane Bodine. Details regarding Thornton’s potential role are unknown at this time. »

- C. Molly Smith

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Leslie Mann Joins New Line’s ‘Vacation’ Sequel as Audrey Griswold

15 September 2014 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Leslie Mann is joining the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” sequel opposite Ed Helms and Christina Applegate.

Shooting is set to start next week in Louisiana with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein making their directorial debut from their script. Helms is starring as Rusty Griswold, the grown-up son of Clark Griswold (portrayed by Chevy Chase in the 1983 film), who takes a family trip similar to the one he took as a boy.

Mann will play Rusty’s sister Audrey Griswold, who was played by Dana Barron in the 1983 original. Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins have been tapped as Rusty Griswold’s sons in the reboot and Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are in negotiations to appear.

Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, who played Clark Griswold’s wife in the original, are on board to appear.

Chris Bender and David Dobkin are producing. Jeff Kleeman is exec producing.

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- Dave McNary

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Check Out The New Horrible Bosses 2 Trailer and Poster

4 September 2014 6:50 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy Horrible Bosses reunites Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone’s favorite working stiffs: Nick, Dale and Kurt.

Here’s a first look at the hilarious new trailer and poster for Horrible Bosses 2.

Jennifer Aniston and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx also reprise their Horrible Bosses starring roles, while Chris Pine (Star Trek) and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success.

Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business in Horrible Bosses 2. But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor’s adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company. »

- Michelle McCue

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Ariel Vroman’s Criminal underway

4 September 2014 8:01 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Principal photography has begun in London on director Ariel Vroman’s thriller Criminal.

Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve and Gal Gadot star in the Millenium Films backed-film written by Douglas Cook and David Weisberg.

Criminal charts how in a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets and skills are implanted into an unpredictable and dangerous prison inmate in the hopes that he will complete the operative’s mission.

Producers are J.C. Spink, Chris Bender, Mark Gill and Matt O’Toole.

Executive producing is Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, John Thompson, Doug Urbanski, Les Weldon, Christine Crow, Lati Grobman, Christa Campbell and Jason Bloom. Paul Ritchie is co-producer. »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Casting Net: Keith Stanfield to play young Snoop Dogg in 'Straight Outta Compton', Daryl Hannah joins 'Michael'

26 August 2014 5:04 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Keith Stanfield (Selma, Short Term 12) will play a young Snoop Dogg in Universal’s Straight Outta Compton, which tells the rise and fall of legendary rap group N.W.A. The film, directed by F. Gary Gray, also stars O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), Jason Mitchell (Eazy-e), Aldis Hodge (Mc Ren), and Neil Brown Jr. (DJ Yella) as N.W.A. members; Paul Giamatti will co-star as Jerry Heller, manager to the group. Stanfield will play rising rap star, Calvin Broadus Jr. (a.k.a. young Snoop), who will cross paths with N.W.A. The film also stars Sheldon A. Smith »

- C. Molly Smith

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'Vacation' Reboot Casts Sons of Rusty Griswold

26 August 2014 4:52 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just one day after adding Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day to the cast of their Vacation reboot, New Line Cinema has brought on Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins to play the sons of Rusty Grisworld (Ed Helms).

John Francis Daley, who makes his directorial debut alongside his filmmaking partner Jonathan M. Goldstein, had this to say in a statement about finding these young actors after a nationwide casting search.

"The Griswolds are an iconic movie family and we knew we needed stellar actors to play the kids of the next generation. After a nationwide search, we found them in Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins."

Jonathan M. Goldstein also added the following statement about the new cast members.

"And it also doesn't hurt that their names are Skyler and Steele. Those are pretty badass names."

The plot centers on Rusty, who decides to surprise his wife Debbie (Christina Applegate) and their »

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New Line Casts Rusty Griswold’s Kids in ‘Vacation’ Reboot (Exclusive)

26 August 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins have been tapped as Rusty Griswold’s sons in the upcoming “Vacation” reboot from New Line starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate.

Horrible Bosses” scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are set to make their feature directorial debut from a script they penned. Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are also in negotiations to join.

“The Griswolds are an iconic movie family and we knew we needed stellar actors to play the kids of the next generation,” Daley said. “After a nationwide search, we found them in Skyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins.”

The new version of the Griswolds’ “Vacation” adventures will follow grown-up son (Helms) who has the perfect surprise for his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and two sons: the cross-country trip of a lifetime, reminiscent of the fun-filled excursion he took as a kid. They’re going to Walley World, America’s greatest amusement park. »

- Justin Kroll

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Wonder Woman Actress Gal Gadot Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal'

12 August 2014 8:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Gal Gadot, who is currently playing Wonder Woman in Warner Bros.' Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, has signed on to star alongside Warner Bros./DC Comics alums Kevin Costner (Man of Steel) and Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight trilogy) in Millennium Entertainment's Criminal.

Ryan Reynolds and Tommy Lee Jones are also set to star in this crime thriller, which follows a prison inmate (Kevin Costner) who is implanted with the memories and skills of a deceased CIA operative in hopes that he can stop an evil plot. Gal Gadot is playing the wife of Ryan Reynolds' character.

Ariel Vromen (The Iceman) is directing from a screenplay by David Weisberg and Douglas Cook (The Rock, Double Jeopardy), with Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Matt O'Toole producing. No production schedule was given.

Before she landed the iconic role of Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Gal Gadot »

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Wonder Woman Actress Gal Gadot Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal' (Exclusive)

12 August 2014 4:07 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Gal Gadot, the actress who is playing Wonder Woman in the new Warner Bros./DC Entertainment movies, has signed on to join the robust cast of Millennium Films' thriller Criminal.   Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones have already been cast in the movie set to be directed by Ariel Vromen. The story centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills, which were implanted into a dangerous prison inmate (Costner) in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot. Gadot will play Reynolds' wife. Producing are Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Matt O'Toole.

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Casting Net: Alice Eve joins 'Criminal'

7 August 2014 5:32 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Alice Eve (Stark Trek Into the Darkness) has signed on for Criminal, joining Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones, and Gary Oldman. Ariel Vromen will helm the thriller, which tells the story of a convict who has a dead CIA operative’s memories implanted into his brain in the hopes that he can complete the agent’s mission. Douglas Cook and David Weisberg wrote the script. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Mark Gill, and Matt O’Toole are producing. Avi Lerner, John Thompson, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Lati Groman, Christa Campbell, Christine Crow, and Jason Bloom are executive producing. [THR]

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Alice Eve Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal'

7 August 2014 11:11 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Star Trek Into Darkness actress Alice Eve will join Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman in the thriller Criminal. Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed The Iceman, will helm the film. In the Millennium Films project, a dead CIA operative's memories are implanted into a dangerous convict in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot. Douglas Cook and David Weisberg wrote the script. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Mark Gill and Matt O’Toole are producing. Avi Lerner, John Thompson, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Lati Grobman, Christa Campbell, Christine Crow and Jason Bloom are executive producing. Eve,

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