Described as a "workplace murder comedy," the film will star Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as three friends who are so frustrated with their jobs that they decide to kill each other's bosses. Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston and Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx will also star. Spacey will play Bateman's highly manipulative boss. Seth Gordon will direct the film, which is scheduled to be released by New Line in 2011.
Spacey received a Tony Award for Lost in Yonkers and an additional nomination for the revival of The Iceman Cometh. His Oscars came for his work in "American Beauty" and "The Usual Suspects." He is the artistic director of London's Old Vic Theatre Company. Other stage credits include Speed-the-Plow, A Moon for the Misbegotten, National Anthems, The Philadelphia Story, Richard II and Long Day's Journey Into Night. Screen credits also include "Recount," "21," "Superman Returns," "Beyond the Sea," "Pay It Forward," "Hurlyburly," "A Bug's Life," "L.A. Confidential," "A Time to Kill," "Se7en" and "Glengarry Glen Ross."