In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman will be co-starring in the romantic comedy The Baster.

The film will begin shooting for Mandate Pictures this spring in New York.

Bateman and Aniston play Wally and Kassie. When Wally impregnates Kassie through artificial insemination (unbeknownst to Kassie), he realizes that living with this secret is going to be tougher than he thought.

Will Speck and Josh Gordo are directing this project from a screenplay by Allan Loeb. The screenplay is based on a short story by Jeffrey Eugenides.