QED International handles sales in Cannes on Jason Bateman’s feature directorial follow-up to Bad Words as the producer roster swells to accommodate Red Crown.

Bateman and Nicole Kidman star in The Family Fang. Principal photography is scheduled to kick off in July on the story about a pair of siblings from a performance artist family whose parents suddenly disappear.

Walken will play the siblings’ father, Caleb Fang. David Lindsay-Abaire adaptated the novel by Kevin Wilson.

Producers are Red Crown’s Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Riva Marker, Olympus Pictures’ Leslie Urdang and Dean Vanech, Blossom Films partners Kidman and Per Saari and Aggregate Films partners Bateman and Jim Garavente.

QED International’s Bill Block and Red Crown’s Dan Crown serve as executive producers.  

Block’s Cannes sales slate includes David Ayer’s WWII tank film Fury starring Brad Pitt, Barry Levinson’s Rock The Kasbah starring Bill Murray and Oren Moverman’s Time Out Of Mind with Richard Gere.