Series Being Developed By Johnny Galecki

National Lampoon’s Vacation is being developed into a series for HBO Max called The Griswolds that will focus on the family’s adventures.

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Variety reports, the show will center around the Griswold family back home from vacation and will center around their everyday lives in Chicago. The show will be a half-hour, single-camera series.

Tim Hobert (Spin City, Scrubs, Community, The Middle) will write the script and exec produce the comedy alongside Johnny Galecki.

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The Vacation franchise was initially based on John Hughes’ short story and thus far comprises five main films — including two that were not backed by National Lampoon — and one spinoff. They are 1983’s Vacation, 1985’s European Vacation, 1989’s Christmas Vacation, 1997’s Vegas Vacation and 2015’s revival, Vacation.

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HBO Max is to launch in May at a cost of $15 a month and features scripted originals as well as offering the entire HBO library (including hits like The Sopranos, The Wire and Game Of Thrones).