A spinoff of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” is in the works at Paramount Pictures, with the creators of “Cobra Kai” producing, Variety has confirmed.
The film, titled “Sam and Victor’s Day Off,” will focus on the two valets, seen in the original John Hughes classic, who took Cameron’s (Alan Ruck) father’s Ferrari on a joy-ride. The film will focus on their adventure in the Ferrari, during the same day that Ferris (Matthew Broderick), Cameron and Sloane (Mia Sara) skipped school. The characters, went unnamed in the original film, and were portrayed by Richard Edson and the late Larry “Flash” Jenkins.
Jon Hurwtiz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald, who created another expansion of an ’80s teen film in “Karate Kid” sequel series “Cobra Kai,” will serve as producers on the film, while their head of development Dina Hillier will executive produce. Paul Young, producer of “Black-ish” and “Key & Peele,” also produces via Make Good Content. Bill Posley, a writer for “Cobra Kai” who made his feature directorial debut with this year’s “Bitch Ass,” is set to write the screenplay. A director for the film has not yet been announced.
Paul Young, producer of “Black-ish” and “Key & Peele,” also produces via Make Good Content, While Devon Young serves as the executive overseeing the project for the company. Stephen Cedars, Benji Kleiman, and Scott Yacyshyn serve as associate producers for the film.
News of a “Ferris Bueller” spinoff was first reported by Deadline.
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