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Jason Bateman Reveals How He Convinced Melissa McCarthy to Costar in Identity Thief

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Jason Bateman Reveals How He Convinced Melissa McCarthy to Costar in Identity Thief

by Sugar Videos 2:52 mins

Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy battle it out in Identity Thief as two very different people claiming to be the same person. We sat down with the costars in LA recently to talk about their physically demanding fight scenes and the fact that Melissa's role was initially written for a man. Check out our interview to hear how Jason convinced Melissa to sign on for the project - alcohol was allegedly involved - and catch Identity Thief when it hits theaters on Feb. 8.

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Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy battle it out in Identity Thief as two very different people claiming to be the same person. We sat down with the costars in LA recently to talk about their physically demanding fight scenes and the fact that Melissa's role was initially written for a man. Check out our interview to hear how Jason convinced Melissa to sign on for the project - alcohol was allegedly involved - and catch Identity Thief when it hits theaters on Feb. 8.">

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