Spacey Joining Farrell, Aniston As One of New Line’s ‘Horrible Bosses’

Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey is in talks to join the cast of Horrible Bosses, media outlets are reporting.

The New Line comedy will start production next month in the tale of three co-workers who hatch a plan to kill one another’s bosses. Harkening back to his turn in Swimming with Sharks, Spacey will play one of the bosses along with Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston. Jason BatemanJason Sudeikis and Charlie Day are set to play the co-workers. Jamie Foxx is also on board.

Spacey’s role, per The Hollywood Reporter, is described as meaty and integral to the movie and New Line was in talks with several names, including Tom CruisePhilip Seymour Hoffman and Jeff Bridges, before nabbing Spacey. 

Brett Ratner and Jay Stern are producing with Seth Gordon directing.

The project was set up in early 2005 based on Michael Markowitz’s spec script. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley rewrote the script.