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Who’s career is hotter right now, Melissa McCarthy or Jason Bateman’s? It’s certainly a toss up! She has a hit show and stole countless scenes in Bridesmaids; he starred in Horrible Bosses with Jennifer Aniston and The Change-Up with Ryan Reynolds. So, it’s no surprise the thespians will team up together in a new movie, The ID Theft

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Turns out, Jason will co-produce the comedy and changed the movie’s premise after seeing Melissa’s hilarious performance in Bridesmaids. As reported by Deadline, the original movie was based on a guy who gets his identity stolen by another guy.

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Well, that changed after Melissa was sought out for the role and signed on the dotted line. Thus, the identify thief is now a she instead of a he. They’ll start filming next April after her hit show, Mike & Molly, goes on hiatus.

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