Variety reports that Chase and Beverly D’Angelo are in early talks to return as Clark and Ellen Griswold in "Vacation." But this won't be a mere cameo, these will be more substantial supporting roles, so hooray for continuity! But good luck to everyone on the set. Given Chase's reputation for being disagreeable at best, we eagerly await the inevitable splashy Vanity Fair feature about the making of the movie. Ed Helms and Christina Applegate lead the picture with the story centered on Rusty Griswold, who goes on a roadtrip that will include a stop to visit the parents.
Of course, Chase has been warming up to reprising Clark Griswold in service of cash, teaming with D'Angelo for an Old Navy ad this past holiday season. Guess his "Swiss Family Griswold" wasn't so well-received.
Anyway, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley ("Horrible Bosses," "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone") wrote the script and will direct the movie, which will shoot later this year.