Warner Bros. has moved New Line’s comedy “Vacation” from Oct. 9 to July 31, where the franchise reboot will take on Tom Cruise
‘s “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” TheWrap
has learned.Ed Helms stars in “Vacation” alongside Christina Applegate
, Chris Hemsworth
, Charlie Day, Leslie Mann and original “Vacation” stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo.
An insider told TheWrap that studio executives felt strongly that “Vacation” played like a bigger summer comedy, with strong test scores serving as proof of that confidence.
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“The Office” alum Helms takes on the role of Rusty Griswold, who hits the road with his own family, including his wife, played by Applegate. Mann co-stars as Rusty’s sister, while Hemsworth plays her anchorman husband.
“Vacation” and “Mission: Impossible”
open against Jake Gyllenhaal
‘s boxing drama “Southpaw” and Blumhouse’s “The Gift.”The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of “Vacation’s” new release date.