Paramount picks up 'Extract' for U.K.

Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis star in Mike Judge comedy

BERLIN -- Paramount has picked up the Mike Judge-directed comedy "Extract" from ContentFilm for release in the U.K.

"Extract," starring Jason Bateman and Mila Kunis, follows a factor owner whose world is turned upside down by an accident at work, a beautiful young con artist and a dim-witted gigolo. Also in the movie are Ben Affleck and Kristen Wiig.

Paramount plans to release the film March 26 in the U.K. and Ireland.

John Altschuler ("King of the Hill") and Michael Rotenberg ("Office Space") produced the film with Tom Lassally, Dave Krinksy and Glenn Lucas executive producing.