The results seem a bit... broad? Obviously, TV vets Bateman and Fey get the best lines, but Adam Driver could be a standout, playing a more overtly comedic role.
If Redbox were a contest, Melissa McCarthy would be the winner of 2013. McCarthy is the common denominator among the top two movies on Redbox’s Top 10 movie rentals of 2013. Identity Thief and The Heat top the list, with World War Z and Flight coming in third and fourth respectively.
Warner Bros. will drop Leave You into theaters on Sept. 12, 2014. The movie will be adapted from Jonathan Tropper’s 2009 book, with the author handling screenwriting duties. It will focus around members of a dysfunctional family reuniting for their father’s funeral, so there’s ample opportunity for laughter and tears.
Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis will be joined by returning stars Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey, who will somehow be reprising their roles, despite the fact that no one should want anything to do with these guys anymore. (Maybe they’ll just show up in the beginning.) Newcomer Chris Pine will star, and the previously rumored Christoph Waltz is confirmed to play Pine’s father.
In this exclusive clip from Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s Blu-ray release of the film, Bateman explains why he was grateful for the role, while director Henry-Alex Rubin spends a little time explaining why he feels Bateman was the perfect choice for taking on a more dramatic character.
Three idiots get themselves involved in a series of murder plots and get out of it with their lives, barely. What on earth would possess them to get in trouble again? Every sequel has to answer that question in one way or another, but it's a tougher one than usual for Horrible Bosses 2, which as you can see in the above photo tweeted by Jason Bateman, has kicked off production
Bad Words, the directorial debut for comedic actor extraordinaire Jason Bateman has been snatched up by Focus Features for a cool $7 million, according to Deadline. That huge payment grants them worldwide rights to the film, which was produced by Darko Entertainment, MXN, and Bateman’s Aggregate Films
Unfortunately, everything else about the movie remains a mystery, much like most projects in early development at Disney and Pixar. The trade does say that it's an "untitled animal comedy" that has not yet found a release date. When you think about how many animated movies have animals for lead characters, that's not really much to go on.
The plot involves "a dysfunctional but loving family" that tries to solve all of their serious issues by going to a therapist right before a big wedding. Jay Reiss, who co-wrote the 2011 comedy The Oranges, will be handling the screenplay.
Driver's been on the rise fast since Girls premiered. Beyond playing the show's polarizing hipster boyfriend, He's snagged roles in the critically acclaimed Noah Baumbach comedy Frances Ha, the Academy Award-winning Lincoln, and the Coen Bros upcoming 1960s-set biopic Inside Llewyn Davis. But as This Is Where I Leave You is a cast made up of comedy stars, it would be Driver's most mainstream showcase yet.
Did you know that your computers and phones have the power to kill you, or at least ruin your life? That kind of fear-mongering about the dangers of the Internet was something that went out of style in the mid-90s-- or so we thought until we saw this trailer for Disconnect, a movie about all the many dangers of technology
So nearly every critic on earth hated your movie? Well if you're Identity Thief director Seth Gordon, that shouldn't matter at all. The comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman scored a rough 24% on Rotten Tomatoes but made $11.2 million on Friday, easily besting fellow new release Side Effects
Boy, if there was ever a story titled, “The Most Successful Child Star Ever”... it would probably be about Ron Howard. But somewhere in there, Jason Bateman would be mentioned. And the Arrested Development workhorse has added yet another film to his upcoming roster, and it’s an intriguing one.
Aside from a tiny role in Judd Apatow's This is 40, Melissa McCarthy hasn't actually been much of a presence at the movies this year. But her performance as Megan in last year's Bridesmaids, and the Oscar nomination that came with it, still looms large enough in pop culture that it feels like McCarthy has been everywhere
Jason Bateman is a lifetime member of Hollywood. At the age of 12 he was playing James Cooper Ingalls on Little House on The Prairie, in his teens he made movies like Teen Wolf Too (not the highlight of his career) and now in adulthood he's starring in blockbuster comedies and was the lead character on one of the most beloved shows of all time: Arrested Development.