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Exclusive: Still Photos from Jason Bateman's Foul-Mouthed Comedy 'Bad Words'

By Ziyad Saadi | Indiewire February 13, 2014 at 11:07AM

Leading up to its SXSW screening next month, Indiewire is pleased to exclusively premiere stills from Jason Bateman's directorial debut ,"Bad Words." The photos all feature Bateman, who, in addition to his behind-the-camera work, stars in the foul-mouthed comedy alongside Alison Janney, Kathryn Hahn and Phillip Baker Hall.
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Leading up to its SXSW screening next month, Indiewire is pleased to exclusively premiere stills from Jason Bateman's directorial debut ,"Bad Words." The photos all feature Bateman, who, in addition to his behind-the-camera work, stars in the foul-mouthed comedy alongside Allison Janney, Kathryn Hahn and Phillip Baker Hall.

READ MORE: Jason Bateman On His Old Partying Days and Why He Made His Directorial Debut 'Bad Words'

In the film, Bateman stars as a vulgar adult competing in children's spelling bees thanks to a bizarre loophole (he technically never passed the 8th grade). He soon comes to befriend an awkward little boy (Rohan Chand of "Homeland") that he takes under his wing in albeit unconventional ways (think Billy Bob in "Bad Santa").

"Bad Words" opens in select theaters on March 14 and expands across the country on March 21st and March 28th. Bateman will also be speaking at SXSW. More info here.

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Rohan Chand and Jason Bateman
Rohan Chand and Jason Bateman


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