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  1. 'Bad Words' Red Band Trailer

    3:46 pm 12/10/2013

    Director, producer and actor plays a spelling bee loser who finds a loophole and wants to back to grade school and compete one more time as an adult. In this NSFW trailer you can see how he strikes up a friendship with Rohan Chand's character Chaitainya. Read more

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  2. 'Bad Words' Red Band Trailer: Jason Bateman Bullies, Bonds With Kids (Video)

    3:20 pm 12/10/2013

    The actor's directorial debut focuses on a grown man who competes in spelling bees.Read more

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  3. Toronto: How Harvey Weinstein's 90-Minute Pitch Won 'Can a Song Save Your Life?'

    5:00 am 9/11/2013

    Rivals from Lionsgate/Summit couldn't get a word in edgewise, and the splashy offer ($7 million for U.S. rights plus $20 million for prints and advertising) overshadowed the fest's deal scene. Read more

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  4. Toronto Behind the Lens: Filming Jason Bateman's 'Bad Words' With 'Bold Cinema'

    12:54 pm 9/8/2013

    Jason Bateman was "one of the most prepared visual directors I have every worked with," says cinematographer Ken Seng.Read more

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  5. Toronto: Dealmaking Kicks Off With 'Bad Words,' 'Locke'

    8:56 pm 9/7/2013

    Focus pays $7 million-plus for Jason Bateman’s raunchy directorial debut as Tom Hardy’s "Locke" sells to A24 and hungry buyers zero in on several hot films.Read more

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  6. Jason Bateman’s Directorial Debut Is Not a Spelling Bee Movie

    8:20 am 9/7/2013

    Kathryn Hahn and Rohan Chand praise Jason's directing and share their love for indie movies. "I had never been the romantic, you know, lady in a movie and he had trusted me," says Kathryn. Read more

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  7. Toronto: Jason Bateman on His Directorial Debut, 'Bad Words,' and Why He Cast Himself (Q&A)

    8:07 pm 9/5/2013

    "If I get it wrong, I can only blame me," he tells THR of his gamble on playing the lead, a middle-aged misanthrope trying to compete in a tween spelling bee contest.Read more

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  8. 'Horrible Bosses 2' Taps 'We're the Millers' Writers to Direct, Produce (Exclusive)

    1:46 pm 9/3/2013

    Sean Anders will step into the shoes vacated by Seth Gordon. Read more

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  9. Emmys: Six Nominated Actors Dish the Details of Character-Building

    8:00 am 8/20/2013

    In their own words, lead actor nominees in "Arrested Development," "Downton Abbey" and "The Big Bang Theory" reveal how nailing the audition is just the beginning to perfecting the art of their roles.Read more

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