Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall have joined New Line’s reboot of National Lampoon’s “Vacation,” joining Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth, and Leslie Mann, in a film that will be directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, their feature directorial debut, from a script that they also penned.
The reboot will tell the story of a grown-up Rusty Griswold (played by Ed Helms) who takes his wife (Christina Applegate) on a cross-country road trip to Walley World, an amusement park, similar to one he took as a kid with his parents, as played by Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo in the original film.
Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall will play Griswold family friends.
David Dobkin is producing through his David Dobkin Productions alongside Chris Bender. Jeff Kleeman and Marc Fisher are executive producing.