Jason Bateman will be taking on Will Smith and Charlize Theron in the superhero drama, Tonight, He Comes for Columbia Pictures.

Smith stars as a down-and-out superhero who has a bad image with the public because he causes a lot of collateral damage while he solves crime, and he's an alcoholic, says Production Weekly. Bateman will play a corporate public relations consultant, who after being rescued buy Smith tries to repay him by revamping his image; but while Bateman is trying to repair Smith's reputation the superhero is secretly romancing Bateman's alluring wife played by Theron.

Tonight, He Comes will start production next May in Los Angeles; it's set for a 2008 release.