Already released in the US, the Jason Bateman- Melissa McCarthy comedy of errors Identity Thief releases in the UK, the 22nd of March, and we got our hands on some new clips from the movie.
Director Seth Gordon has been directing quite a bit of TV comedy and has had some success with last year’s Horrible Bosses but his claim to fame is still the awesome Donkey Kong documentary The King Of Kong.
Horrible Bosses had quite a few laughs and a good premise but overall it just didnt come together, looking at the reviews Identity Thief has gotten in the US, we might be facing some similar problems with this one.
Even so, the clips are quite funny and who doesn’t love the casting of Bateman and McCarthy?
Here is the Synopsis:
Horrible Bosses’ Jason Bateman and Bridesmaids’ Melissa McCarthy lead the cast of Identity Thief, an all-star comedy in which a regular guy is forced to extreme measures to clear his name. With everything to lose after his identity is stolen, he’ll find out how crazed you can get trying to settle a bad credit score.
Unlimited funds have allowed Diana (McCarthy) to live it up on the outskirts of Miami, where the queen of retail buys whatever strikes her fancy. There’s only one glitch: The ID she’s using to finance these sprees reads “Sandy Bigelow Patterson”…. and it belongs to an accounts rep (Bateman) who lives halfway across the U.S.
With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson heads south to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life. And as he attempts to bribe, coax and wrangle her the 2,000 miles to Denver, one easy target will discover just how tough it is to get your name back.
Directed by Horrible Bosses’ Seth Gordon, Identity Thief is produced by Scott Stuber (Ted), Bateman and Pamela Abdy (upcoming 47 Ronin). The comedy co-stars Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick and Eric Stonestreet.
Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick, Eric Stonestreet
Release Date: March 22 2013 Certificate: 15 Running Time: 111 mins Director: Seth Gordon Cast: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick