Jason Bateman Goes 'Bad' For Directorial Debut


Jason Bateman makes his directorial debut in the upcoming comedy Bad Words, and we have the new trailer!

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Bateman stars in the film as Guy Trilby, an adult man who competes in the National Quill Spelling Bee due to a loophole. The rulebook states that contestants must not have graduated the eighth grade, which, at 40 years old, Trilby still hasn't.

Along the way, Trilby forms a friendship with an awkward 10-year-old named Chaitanya (played by Homeland's Rohan Chand).

The movie also stars Alison Janney, Kathryn Hahn and Phillip Baker Hall.

Bad Words opens nationwide on March 28.