McCarthy plays a con woman who steals Bateman’s identity from across the country (it helps that his name is “Sandy”), and he decides to track her down to put an end to her thieving ways. But the pair wind up embroiled in an even bigger mess.
The trailer highlights both verbal and physical sparring between the two and it looks like the “Arrested Development” star and “Mike & Molly” leading lady could be an inspired match on the big screen.
The supporting cast includes Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”), Amanda Peet (“The Good Wife”), John Cho (“Go On”), Maggie Elizabeth Jones (“Ben & Kate”), Jonathan Banks (“Breaking Bad”) and Robert Patrick (“True Blood”).
“Identity Thief” opens Feb. 8, 2013.