Identity Theft takes a comedic look at one of the most frightening possibilities of the computer age. While it’s an odd choice of subject for a movie, let alone a comedy, the combination of the straight man’s straight man, Jason Bateman, with one of the hotter comedic talents in recent years, Melissa McCarthy, is inspired – despite the movie suffering from wildly disparate tones and uneven pacing.
After racking up decent reviews and ratings in its first somewhat truncated season, Breaking In was canceled. Now, the folks at Fox are rethinking that decision: Breaking In has been picked up – with an order for thirteen episodes – as a mid-season replacement. Well done, Fox!
The official press release follows the jump.