Jason Bateman is directing and producing a new superhero movie for Warner Bros, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Bateman (51) works together with screenwriter Mark Perez, with whom he previously made the film Game Night made.
The story of Superworld is based on an audiobook by author Gus Krieger and is set in a future world where everyone has super powers except the main character. This flaw turns out to be useful when a villain shows up who can neutralize all superpowers.
The release date of the project is still unknown.
Bateman rose to fame as an actor and has a lead role in the Netflix series Ozark. In 2013 he made his directorial debut with Bad Worlds.