The "Arrested Development" star avoids the trap of easy sentimentality in this spelling-bee comedy, but that leaves us with a movie about an unrepentant jerk...
TheWrap hit the red carpet for the Hollywood premiere of Bateman's directorial debut and asks the cast to spell their favorite NSFW words
Jason Bateman and Robert Duvall will sit down for conversations
The single-camera comedy focuses on two best friends and the struggles of dating
Because spelling bees are supposed to be for kids
Bryan Shukoff and Kevin Chesley are also writing a "Summer School" remake
Inside and backstage the best industry parties of the week and the top 5 invites for next week
Plus: The big note he got from Fox
"Seinfeld" writer, Spike Ferensten, will also executive produce "Wife Nanny"
The Electus chairman talks about forging meaningful partnerships, and envisions a day when YouTube will be as prominent as CBS
When the closest thing to a good guy also happens to be a convicted murderer, it's easy to figure out that this year's Toronto Film...
Bateman also stars as a grown man in the Spelling Bee
"Sex Drive" director and "We're the Millers" writer replaces Seth Gordon
From "Clerks" to "Monsters, Inc," 10 movies to remind you that your job doesn't suck as much as you think it does
Jason Bateman and Will Forte also co-star in the new music video
Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, "Mud" writer/director Jeff Nichols, "Girls" creator Lena Dunham and horror producer Jason Blum also among invitees
The director of "Great Gatsby" moved up this week, as did the film's Daisy
Show was originally to run for 10 episodes on Netflix
Critics have not been kind to "Identity Thief"
Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman are no match for the comedy quicksand of this labored, dull effort
Dick Wolf project features woman who awakens from coma to find she has a daugher. (Insert "Law & Order" sound effect here)
Netflix episodes will vary in length, and you can watch them in any order you want -- but the show has a suggestion
Celebrities team up to urge solutions in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shootings
Jason Bateman has set more of the cast for his directorial debut "Bad Words"
The Bluths are coming back with shooting on the new season scheduled to start in four weeks
"Arrested Development" writer Dean Lorey confirms the original cast is back, and the writing staff is hard at work on the 2013 Netflix episodes
The Bluth banana stand is real, George Sr. was almost Tobias, and the series was inspired by "Cops"
Who needs a production code when studio movies about the humpty-hump have all the bravado and recklessness of your maiden aunt Gertrude?
"Wedding Crashers" director David Dobkins revives a tired plot line well worth the ticket
Before directing Warner's R-rated comedy, the 34-year-old Yale alum struggled to make a living in his chosen field of architecture