August 19th, 2010
02:09 PM ET
It looks like Jason Bateman may be a little worried about the box office performance of the movie "The Switch" - the actor has considered creating a scene to boost ticket sales.
“Let’s create a scandal,” Bateman jokingly told Extra in an interview. The kind of scandal doesn’t matter, he said, as long as it makes a profit.
“Anything that’ll affect box office,” he said. “I’ll light my hair on fire.”
Hopefully neither Bateman nor Aniston will have to resort to such antics. “The Switch,” which opens Friday, stars Bateman as the friend of Aniston’s older, unmarried character who wants to become a mother.
At one point in the movie, Aniston and Bateman have to share a “passionate” kiss, which was a touch awkward, the 41-year-old actor admitted.
“It's weird to kiss your friend on the lips in a passionate way," he said, adding that they probably didn’t discuss just how passionate - read: to use tongue or not to use tongue - the smooch should be beforehand.
“There is a tongue conversation, sometimes, but I don’t remember having that with her," he said. "I seem to remember something along the lines of, ‘here I come,’ or, ‘chew this gum,’ or something like that.”
Kissing conversations aside, “she and I had a great, great time," Bateman told Extra. "Hopefully the chemistry was there and benefits the movie."
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