New Line Cinema has acquired the film from a pitch by Mark Perez and will develop it as an ensemble comedy, reports Deadline.
The film will centre around a group of couples that get together for regular game nights.
Things get serious when they find themselves embroiled in a real murder mystery.
Bateman will next be seen in Identity Thief, which opens this week. He recently wrapped on Bad Words, in which he starred, produced and made his directorial debut.
He has been announced to host the Independent Spirit Awards with Salma Hayek.
Watch the trailer for Identity Thief below: