Fans seem to be disappointed with HomeAway's Vacation-themed Super Bowl spot (the TV version or 14-minute version), for which Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo returned as Clark and Ellen Griswold. But will this disappointment affect their interest in the next film installment of the Vacation franchise, announced as a semi-reboot divorced from the National Lampoon name last fall? Variety has an update on the torch-passing sequel, and so far it sounds like it could be a worthwhile resurrection of the series.

What we previously learned was that this still-untitled film will focus on Clark and Ellen's son, Rusty, who is now all grown-up and vacationing with his own family. Specifically, he'll be taking the kids across America to show them Wally World before the amusement park closes forever. Ten bucks says they get there too late and repeat the original film's climax of hijacking the place. Hey, as long as it's written well, I don't mind a recycled plot. It's still better than a complete remake.
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