Peet swipes ‘Identity Thief’ role

'Bent' thesp joins Bateman, McCarthy comedy at U

Amanda Peet is set to join the cast of Universal’s comedy “Identity Thief” starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.

Seth Gordon will direct from a screenplay originally drafted by Steve Conrad and rewritten by Craig Mazin. Story revolves around a man whose identity is stolen by a woman.

Scott Stuber to produce through his Bluegrass Films banner, alongside Bateman and Pam Abdy. Peter Morgan will exec produce.

Scott Bernstein, exec VP of production, will oversee the project for U.

Peet, repped by Gersh and Management 360, is currently starring in NBC’s “Bent.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading