Nowadays nothing successful is sacred from getting the spin-off/ reboot treatment. Not even if it's a John Hughes classic.
Deadline reports that a spinoff of the 1986 John Hughes film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is in the works at Paramount Pictures titled Sam and Victor’s Day Off from Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald.
Sam and Victor’s Day Off is said to follow the same-day adventure of the valets who took Cameron's Dad's Ferrari on a joy ride in the film.
Although the valet attendants in thfilm were not given official names. They were played by Richard Edson (68) and Larry “Flash” Jenkins, who died at the age of (63) in 2019.
This won't be the first John Hughes tale to get a touch up as Anthony Michael Hall will be starring as the cynical, disciplinary adult, in a reimagining of The Breakfast Club titled The Class, dropping this September.
However, Sam & Victor's Day Off will be produced by Paul Young (Key & Peele) through his company, Make Good Content; the company’s executive Devon Young will oversee the project. Stephen Cedars, Benji Kleiman, and Scott Yacyshyn will be associate producers.
Hurwitz, Schlossberg, and Heald are producing under their Counterbalance Entertainment banner with their head of development Dina Hillier serving as an executive producer.