Reynolds, Bateman team for 'Change Up'
Comedy feature was written by 'Hangover' scribesRyan Reynolds and Jason Bateman are teaming up for "Change Up," a Universal comedy being directed by David Dobkin.
Dobkin is also producing via his Big Kid Pictures along with Neal Moritz of Original Films.
Written by "Hangover" scribes Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, "Change-Up" is the latest entry into Hollywood's long line of body-switching movies. This one is a male-centric take on the genre, centering on a responsible family man (Bateman) who switches bodies with his best friend, a lazy man-child (Reynolds).
Reynolds, one of the most in-demand actors in town, is currently shooting "Green Lantern" for Warner Bros. and is also doing voicework for DreamWorks Animation's feature "The Croods." He is repped by CAA.
Bateman, repped by CAA and 3 Arts Entertainment, starred in Universal's ensemble comedy "Couples Retreat." He has Mandate's romantic comedy "The Switch," in which he stars with Jennifer Aniston, in the can.