Actor Jason Bateman has signed on for two indie projects, Liddell Entertainment's Disconnect and Far Hills Pictures' The Longest Week.

Disconnect stars Alexander Skarsgård, Frank Grillo, Colin Ford, Michael Nyqvist, and John Sharian, who all portray characters affected in serious ways by the Internet. Jason Bateman plays the father of Colin Ford's character. Henry Alex Rubin directs Disconnect from a screenplay by Andrew Stern.

The Longest Week centers on Jason Bateman's character, who spends a week in his parents' luxury Manhattan hotel, which creates chaos in his life. Olivia Wilde also stars in The Longest Week. Peter Glanz will direct The Longest Week from his own screenplay.

It is said that Jason Bateman will shoot both projects back-to-back between October and November.