Focus Features has released 17 new photos from Jason Bateman's directorial debut Bad Words, arriving in theaters March 28. The actor-filmmaker also stars as Gus Trilby, a 40-year-old dropout, who exploits a loophole in spelling bee rules that allows him to compete against kids 30 years younger than him. Along the way, he befriends 10-year-old Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), while a journalist (Kathryn Hahn) tries to uncover the truth about why Gus is going to such great lengths to win The Golden Quill National Spelling Bee. Take a look at these photos, which also feature co-stars Allison Janney, Rachael Harris, Philip Baker Hall and Jason Bateman behind the camera.

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