Actor Jason Bateman has signed on for two indie projects, Liddell Entertainment's Disconnect and Far Hills Pictures' The Longest Week.
Jason Bateman signs on for Disconnect and The Longest Week
Disconnect stars Alexander Skarsgård, Frank Grillo, Colin Ford, Michael Nyqvist, and John Sharian, who all portray characters affected in serious ways by the Internet. Jason Bateman plays the father of Colin Ford's character. Henry Alex Rubin directs Disconnect from a screenplay by Andrew Stern.
The Longest Week centers on Jason Bateman's character, who spends a week in his parents' luxury Manhattan hotel, which creates chaos in his life. Olivia Wilde also stars in The Longest Week. Peter Glanz will direct The Longest Week from his own screenplay.
It is said that Jason Bateman will shoot both projects back-to-back between October and November.
Disconnect was released April 12th, 2013 and stars Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot. The film is directed by Henry Alex Rubin.