Jason Bateman in Talks to Join the Millers


Pajiba reports that Jason Bateman is in negotiations to star in the New Line/Warner Bros. comedy We’re the Millers, to be directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber.

The film revolves around a drug dealer who, on his 30th birthday, decides to give up the business after pulling one final job, smuggling a massive amount of marijuana into the USA from Mexico.

Bateman can currently be seen in theaters starring in New Line’s Horrible Bosses and stars in the August 5 comedy, The Change-Up.

Thurber previously wrote and directed Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, which starred Bateman.