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Jason Bateman To Make Directorial Debut With 'Bad Words'

July 11th, 2012 1:45pm EDT

Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman is hoping to step behind the camera to direct a new comedy movie.

The Mansome actor is in talks to helm Bad Words, about a man who exploits a loophole to enter a national kids spelling competition, according to Variety.

Bateman, who is also lined up to play the lead role, has gained experience as a director while working on TV show The Hogan Family and taking charge of several episodes of Arrested Development and Family Matters.

Bad Words will mark Bateman's debut as a movie director.

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