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Versus: Old Jason Bateman Vs. Young Jason Bateman

Young Jason Bateman was born on January 14, 1969, and soon thereafter arrived on the scene as a child actor in "Little House on the Prairie" in the early '80s. He went on to star in other relatively nondescript TV movies and shows before ultimately landing the role of Michael Bluth, the everyman trapped by the absurdity of his ridiculous family in Fox's (now Netflix's) cherished "Arrested Development."

Old Jason Bateman was also born on January 14, 1969 and, after starring on Fox's (now Netflix's) cherished "Arrested Development" as Michael Bluth, the everyman trapped by the absurdity of his ridiculous family, went on to star in such big budget productions as "Hancock," "The Kingdom," "Horrible Bosses" and, now, "Identity Thief."

Today, the two actors square off in our version of a steel cage death match: a comedic compare/contrast blog post based on inane categories where a winner is completely predetermined but only
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Mindhole Blowers: Jason Bateman Edition

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Welcome to another edition of our upstart series, Mindhole Blowers, in which we troll the Internet and listen to DVD Commentaries to bring you what we hope is fascinating minutia. Typically, we look at movies (see our Mindhole Blowers columns on Cameron Crowe's Singles and Shane Black's Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), but today -- with the release of Horrible Bosses on the horizon -- I thought we'd take a look at a person, the fascinating and ridiculously durable Jason Bateman.

Jason Bateman has been acting now in Hollywood for 29 years. In that career, there are only two roles that I can identify in which he didn't play a variation on his "Jason Bateman" character, which is to say: Sly, dry wit and a personality halfway between ridiculously charming and spectacularly douchy. Those two roles were his first, as a kid in "Little House on the Prarie" and a
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Queued Up: Week Of December 28th!

After the Holidays everyone likely has some Christmas money, gift cards or maybe you want to make an exchange. We have you covered with the new releases on Blu-ray and Netflix for the week of December 28th!

Blu-ray Releases:

And Soon The Darkness

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Stephanie (Amber Heard) and Ellie’s (Odette Yustman) vacation to an exotic village in Argentina is a perfect ‘girl’s getaway’ to bask in the sun, shop and flirt with the handsome locals. After a long night of bar-hopping, the girls get into an argument, and Stephanie heads out alone in the morning to cool off. But when she returns, Ellie has disappeared. Finding signs of a struggle, Stephanie fears the worst, and turns to the police for help. But the local authorities have their hands full already - with a string of unsolved kidnappings targeting young female tourists. Skeptical of the sheriff’s competency,
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Electra falling for 'Hutch' in Warners redo

Electra falling for 'Hutch' in Warners redo
Carmen Electra is in negotiations to join the cast of Warner Bros. Pictures' big-screen adaptation of the classic 1970s police action series Starsky and Hutch for director Todd Phillips. The project goes into production today. Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson will star as the cop duo who race around the city in a bright red hot rod and report to their never-happy boss, Capt. Dobey. Huggy Bear (Snoop Dogg) is the duo's flamboyant street informant. Electra will play Hutch's (Wilson) girlfriend. Stuart Cornfeld, Akiva Goldsman, Tony Ludwig, Alan Riche and William Blinn are producing the project. Stiller and Gil Adler are executive producing. Steve Long, John O'Brien, Phillips and Scott Armstrong wrote the screenplay. Electra, repped by UTA and Untitled Entertainment, has appeared in such films as Sol Goode, Get Over It and Scary Movie. She most recently appeared on television in Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.

Comden delivers the comic goods in deal with NBC

Comden delivers the comic goods in deal with NBC
Danny Comden has inked a development/talent deal with NBC, NBC Studios and Touchstone Television. As part of the pact, Comden, best known for writing, directing and co-starring in the indie Sol Goode, is developing an ensemble comedy for NBC based on his idea. Described as Taxi for a new generation, the project is set at a grocery delivery service a la Pink Dot. Comden will partner with another writer to pen the script for the show, which NBC Studios and Touchstone TV will produce. Comden is also set to star in the sitcom and executive produce it with his management company 3 Arts Entertainment. If the Pink Dot pilot is not ordered, NBC Studios and Touchstone TV will develop another show for the actor to star in, targeted for NBC's fall 2003 lineup. This past development season, Comden had a deal with Touchstone. As part of that deal, he toplined the studio's untitled Jay Scherick-David Ronn detective comedy pilot for ABC. Comden is additionally repped by UTA and attorney David Weber.

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