Comedian John Candy will star in ''Uncle Buck'' a comedy
about a ne'er-do-well bachelor who is suddenly left in charge
of his nephew and two nieces, ages 6-15.
The movie, scheduled to begin production in Chicago in
January, reunites Candy with director John Hughes. They last
worked together in the comedy ''Planes, Trains and
The screenplay for''Uncle Buck'' was written by Hughes who is
also producing the film with Tom Jacobson.