March 2, 2009
New project reunites Bateman and Reitman
U.S. actor Jason Bateman is reuniting with his
Juno director, Jason Reitman, for the big-screen adaptation of Walter Kirn's novel
Up in the Air.
Variety.com reported George Clooney will co-star in the movie as a corporate down-sizer obsessed with accumulating frequent flier miles at the expense of living his life. Bateman is to play his boss.
Bateman was recently seen in
Hancock and will soon appear in the ensemble drama
State of Play.