Jason Bateman

The 'Office Christmas Party' directors reveal how to throw a black-out, call-the-cops, alert-the-ER shindig

The 'Office Christmas Party' directors reveal how to throw a black-out, call-the-cops, alert-the-ER shindig

In the raucous R-rated comedy “Office Christmas Party” – opening Friday with an ensemble cast including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Courtney B. Vance, Olivia Munn and Kate McKinnon – the employees of a struggling branch of a tech company throw a massive, booze-fueled holiday party in a desperate attempt to impress a prospective client and save their jobs. Here, the film’s co-directors, whose previous comedies include “Blades of Glory” and “The Switch,” explain the process of creating perhaps the wildest, most debauched Christmas party ever to grace the big...

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