Jason Bateman's Spelling Bee Comedy 'Bad Words' Red Band Trailer
by Ethan Anderton
December 9, 2013
After premiering at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, the R-rated comedy Bad Words is coming to theaters in March. Now the first red band trailer has arrived with star Jason Bateman (Identity Thief, Horrible Bosses) using a loophole in the system to partake in the National Quill Spelling Bee. In addition, to giving kids a hard-time, he befriends a precocious, friendless Indiana boy named Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), and the two become unlikely friends and partners in crime. This comedy actually marks Bateman's debut as a feature film director, and it looks like he's crafted quite a hilarious flick. Watch below!
Here's the red band trailer for Jason Bateman's Bad Words, originally from Yahoo:
Bad Words is directed by Jason Bateman with a script from freshman writer Andrew Dodge. Thanks to a registration loophole, Guy Trilby (Bateman), a 41-year-old, foul-mouthed, cranky, ill-mannered high-school dropout, enters the National Quill Spelling Bee, and he is ruthlessly determined to win. Trilby slashes and burns through the regionals, then, at the national level, he meets legitimate competitor Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), a seemingly ingenuous boy unfazed by the older man's misanthropic demeanor. Kathryn Hahn and Alison Janney also star in the film which Focus Features releases to limited theaters on March 21st, 2014.
saw this at TIFF. was a great great black comedy. bateman will do great as a director.
Alex Williams on Dec 9, 2013
If there's a guy who makes my gut hurt with laughter I've yet to see...with the exception of Louis ck
Jon Odishaw on Dec 9, 2013
I like Bateman in his role, but the rest of the movie/story/cast looks really bad.
Nick Henderson on Dec 9, 2013
Looks hilarious! Jason Bateman plus high levels of sexual innuendo and profanity equals comedy gold for me!
Jordan Russell on Dec 9, 2013
This looks like a deadpan barrel of laughs.
Fatal Error on Dec 9, 2013
Did he just refers to that child's mouth as a 'curry hole'? That's a new one.
Carpola on Dec 9, 2013
Wasn't he the youngest DGA cardholder at one time?
trixie comments on Dec 9, 2013
YES! This will be some funny shit!
grimjob on Dec 9, 2013
Blown out sweat sock. Heh!
Brian on Dec 9, 2013
Not bad--should be pretty funny.
Peter Grey on Dec 10, 2013
The scene with the kid and chair is hilarious!
Marc Callado on Dec 10, 2013
Michael Kingscott on Dec 11, 2013
I thought this might be it for Bateman, but he awesomely may have proven me wrong. I actually smiled.
Johnny Neat on Dec 12, 2013
I'm sorry but that was pretty damn funny. Unfortunately they usually have ALL the funny parts in the trailer. We'll see.....
Scott on Dec 12, 2013
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