It’s been over 30 years since cute little Macaulay Culkin graced film screens as forgotten-kid-turned-burglar-catcher Kevin McCallister in “Home Alone.”
And now the iconic vacation movie is getting the remake remedy with Disney+’s upcoming flick, “Home Sweet Home Alone.” So will Culkin, 41, return to his roots and make an look in the new household movie?
Well, sorry, ya filthy animals! Culkin confirmed on Wednesday that he’s not part of the collection reboot.
“Hey y’all. Just a heads up since I’ve been getting this question a lot today: I am NOT in the new ‘Home Alone’ reboot,” he wrote on Twitter. “I wish all involved the best of luck though.”
The film follows 10-year-old Max Mercer (performed by “Jojo Rabbit” star Archie Yates), who’s by accident left behind by his household once they go away for a household journey. Like the authentic, he should battle robbers once they break into his dwelling, this time dealing with off towards Pam (Ellie Kemper) and Jeff (Rob Delaney).
It seems “Home Sweet Home Alone” will acknowledge the authentic movie. Devin Ratray, who performed Kevin’s bullying massive brother Buzz in the first movie, makes a cameo in the trailer as a cop with a badge that claims “McCallister.”
The screenplay was written by “Saturday Night Live” writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell and directed by Dan Mazer. “SNL” comic Kenan Thompson co-stars alongside Timothy Simons, Pete Holmes, Ally Maki and Chris Parnell.
1990’s “Home Alone” was written by legendary ’80s filmmaker John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It featured the skills of Joe Pesci, John Heard and Catherine O’Hara. A sequel, entitled “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” was launched in 1992.
This remake was first introduced in 2019 and will likely be launched on the streaming service on Nov. 12.