Leslie Mann In Talks To Join 'Vacation' Reboot As Audrey Griswold
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 Philadelphia star Charlie Day is supposedly in talks to join it.
John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein plan to make their directorial debut with Vacation, for which they also penned the screenplay. Producing the film are Chris Bender and David Dobkin with Marc S. Fisher executive producing.
Mann, who is married to fillmmaker and producer Judd Apatow, has appeared in Stealing Harvard, Knocked Up, Funny People, This is 40, and most recently, The Other Woman, which was a commercial success making $191 million worldwide.