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Synopsis

Guy Trilby is a 40-year old who finds a loophole in the rules of the National Quill Spelling Bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. Contest officials, outraged parents, and overly ambitious 8th graders are no match for Guy, as he ruthlessly crushes their dreams of victory and fame. As a reporter attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year old Chaitanya, who is completely unfazed by Guy's take-no-prisoners approach to life.

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The Cast

Philip Baker Hall
Allison Janney
Kathryn Hahn
Rohan Chand

…and the Crew

Director
Jason Bateman
Producer
Jeff Culotta
Sean McKittrick
Mason Novick
Executive Producer
Darren Demetre
Jim Garavente
Ted Hamm

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