GRAND-DADDY DAY CARE
PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY WRAPS IN CALIFORNIA
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (June 28, 2018) – Marking the first project between Universal 1440 Entertainment and Revolution Studios, Grand-Daddy Day Care wraps production in California. In this sequel to Daddy Day Care, we meet Frank Collins, a novelist saddled with the responsibility of looking after his aging father-in-law while trying to crank out his next book. Set to debut in 2019, the film is part of a multi-title pack to be released from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with Revolution Studios.
“We are thrilled to kick off our collaboration with Revolution Studios with the sequel to the popular family comedy, Daddy Day Care, which grossed over $150 million worldwide,” says Glenn Ross, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Universal 1440 Entertainment. “Longtime fans and newcomers alike can look forward to an irresistible follow-up that promises to be just as hilarious as the original.”
“The Daddy Day Care franchise is among the most beloved comedies in the Revolution Studios library. We are very excited that, with our partners at Universal 1440 Entertainment, we will be bringing laughs and family fun to both the original fans as well as new audiences with the latest installment,” said Vince Totino, CEO Revolution Studios.
Starring Danny Trejo (Machete, Dead Again in Tombstone) and Reno Wilson (Transformers franchise, “Good Girls”) along with supporting cast members Barry Bostwick (“Inside the Extras Studio,” The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Alec Mapa (You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Marley & Me), Garrett Morris (Coneheads, “Saturday Night Live”) and George Wendt (“Cheers,” “Modern Men”).
Grand-Daddy Day Care is directed by Ron Oliver (Bigger Fatter Liar, Beethoven’s Treasure Tail) from a script by Robbie Fox (Playing For Keeps, So I Married An Axe Murderer) and David H. Steinberg, (American Pie 2, Slackers) and is produced by Mike Elliott (Death Race franchise, Woody Woodpecker).