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Aniston and Bateman Get Together For The Baster


Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman have signed on for the comedy The Baster, in which Bateman's character dupes Aniston's character into having his child. Hilarious! Here's more:

The Baster centers on a neurotic and insecure man (Bateman) who finds out his best friend (Aniston) wants to have a child through artificial insemination. He surreptitiously replaces her donor's semen with his own and is then forced to live with the secret that he is the child's real father.

The directors of Blades of Glory, Will Speck and Josh Gordon, will direct. Curiously, the script is adapted from a short story by Jeffrey Eugenides, who wrote the book Virgin Suicides as well as one of my all-time favorite books: Middlesex. I love Jason Bateman and will see almost anything he's in. This might end up being very funny, so I'll keep my mind open. You?

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idawson idawson 8 years
hmm...interesting
bransugar79 bransugar79 8 years
Middlesex SOOOO GOOD hopefull y the movie will be as well crafted
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well i think that it could be interesting, however f'd up that it is. i would be SO mad if a friend did that to me - it's really hard to think that your kid is from your friend, when you kind of wanted to be anonymous about it all.
Phil Phil 8 years
I'm not so sure about the description, but if Michael Bluth is in, I'm in. The movies need more neurotic characters.
Lukin Lukin 8 years
If this movie is at all how I picture it in my head from reading the description, then Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston seem like really good casting choices.
emalove emalove 8 years
Sounds different...I'll definitely watch it. Love Jason Bateman.
JCP0240 JCP0240 8 years
As soon as I saw Jason Bateman's name I was interested! I also like Jennifer Aniston. If this short story it is based on is as good as the author's others work this may have some real potential!
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 8 years
wow... what an odd movie.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I was about to get really cranky about this movie b/c I figured it was the same old "woman is desperate to have baby, dupes man," but then I realized it was the dude being all insecure and sneaky, so I think I'm down with it now.
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