Morris Chestnut has joined the cast of Universal‘s Identity Thief, opposite Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. The Seth Gordon-directed comedy is produced by Bateman and Scott Stuber. Chestnut will play a Boston police detective in the caper comedy about a successful man whose life is ruined when a women steals his identity. T.I. and Genesis Rodriguez also star. Chestnut was recently seen in Think Like A Man and FX’s American Horror Story. He’s repped by Gersh and KLWGN Entertainment.
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