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Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman to reunite for 'Office Christmas Party'


Los Angeles: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller and Kate McKinnon will star in 'Office Christmas Party', a holiday comedy from DreamWorks Pictures.

Will Speck and Josh Gordon are directing the film, which follows a cast of characters who have to contend with an office party gone wrong. The pitch was original pitch from producer Guymon Casady.

Scott Stuber and Entertainment 360's Casady and Daniel Rappaport are producing, while Speck and Gordon are executive producing.

The movie shoots this spring in Atlanta and hits theaters on Dec. 9.

Paramount will distribute the film in the U.S. and select international territories, while Mister Smith Entertainment is overseeing distribution in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

DreamWorks' partner Reliance will distribute the film in India as Entertainment One handles the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Australia and New Zealand.

Bateman was last seen in 'The Gift' opposite Joel Edgerton, who also directed the movie.

Aniston stars in the upcoming film 'Mother's Day'. The duo co-starred in 'The Switch', 'Horrible Bosses','Horrible Bosses 2' and 'The Break-Up'.

Miller can currently be seen in Fox's 'Deadpool' and is also set to reprise his role in the upcoming season of 'Silicon Valley', which premieres in April. McKinnon, a cast member on 'Saturday Night Live', toplines 'Ghostbusters', which bows this summer, with Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy.

The news was first reported by the Hollywood Reporter.

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