EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Jason Bateman Talks 'Disconnect' and 'Arrested Development' Movie

Monday, 08 April 2013 09:10
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Opening in theaters on April 12th is the new drama Disconnect from documentary filmmaker Henry Alex Rubin (Murderball), which marks his narrative feature film debut. The film stars an excellent cast of actors including Jason Bateman (Identity Thief), Hope Davis (Reel Steal), Frank Grillo (The Grey), Andrea Riseborough (Never Let Me Go), Paula Patton (Jumping the Broom), Michael Nyqvist (Abduction), Alexander Skarsgard (Battleship), Max Thieriot (House at the End of the Street), and fashion designer Marc Jacobs making his acting film debut.

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Bateman to talk about his work on Disconnect, as well as the status of the previously announced Arrested Development movie. The hilarious actor discussed his new film, how the Internet has changed parenting, Henry Alex Rubin's narrative feature film debut, why actress Hope Davis is difficult to work with, not having a chance to meet most of the Disconnect cast, what his criteria is when choosing projects, Arrested Development, confirmation that the proposed film is not a done deal, how the upcoming Netflix series came together, it's connection to the upcoming movie, and how long fans will have to wait to see the film. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Jason Bateman about Disconnect and the Arrested Development movie, please click on the video player above. 


A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world.

Disconnect opens in theaters on April 12th.

The new Arrested Development series premieres May 26th on Netflix. 

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