Friday, February 6, 2009

Jennifer Aniston in "The Baster"

Wasington, Feb 6: Hoolywood actress Jennifer Aniston has been signed on to star in fertility-themed comedy “The Baster” alongside actor Jason Bateman.

Will Speck and Josh Gordon, who previously teamed for the comedy “Blades of Glory”,

Will helm the project based on Jeffrey Eugenides short story “Baster”.

The film revolves around a neurotic & insecure man (Bateman) who finds out his best friend (Aniston) wants to a child through artificial insemination.

He secretly replaces her donor’s semen with his own & is then forced to live with the secret that he is the real father of the kid.

This is the second artificial insemination film to get the green signal in recent weeks.

Last year’s comedy “Baby Mama”, also about a fertility-challenged woman, it was a box-office success for Universal Pictures .