Scoop: ABC Eyes National Lampoon's Vacation Series to Star Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo
ABC is eying a National Lampoon’s Vacation-esque comedy series starring franchise vets Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo, TVLine has confirmed.
Aaron Kaplan (Terra Nova) is on board to exec produce the project, which is in the early stages of development for the 2015/2016 season. The search for a writer to pen the adaptation.
Chase and D’Angelo appeared in four Vacation pics — beginning with 1983′s original and ending with 1997′s Vegas-set outing — as Clark and Ellen Griswold. Plans for a reboot starring The Office‘s Ed Helms (and featuring cameos by Chase and D’Angelo) collapsed last year due to creative differences.
Thoughts? Genius move or worst idea since the Griswolds went to Sin City?