Jason Bateman has joined the cast of New Line Cinema's upcoming comedy Game Night.

The film is an original idea from Mark Perez that centers on group of couples that meet every week to play board games. The couples end up becoming involved in a murder mystery. No other cast members have been announced.

Jason Bateman is producing with Jim Garavente, John Davis and John Fox. The studio is still looking for a director.

The actor most recently starred in Identity Thief alongside Melissa McCarthy.

No production schedule has been revealed.