Peet will join Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy in "Identity Theft." Seth Gordon, the man behind "Horrible Bosses," will direct the movie about a man whose identity is stolen by a woman, and it seems they are keeping further plot details on the downlow for now. So no word on Peet's role. For the actress it's a reunion with Bateman after they worked together on the pretty awful "Fast Track," but clearly they had a good time, and Bateman, who is producing this pic, hasn't forgotten.
Steve Conrad ("The Pursuit Of Happyness," "The Weather Man") penned the script with Craig Mazin ("The Hangover Part II") doing a rewrite, so the material is likely there. Shooting on this begins this summer, and we're guessing we'll see the results a year after that. [Variety]