12/18/2012 02:55 pm ET

'Identity Thief' Trailer: New Preview Released For Upcoming Melissa McCarthy Movie

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming movie "Identity Thief" -- watch the preview above.

Starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, "Identity Thief" is directed by Seth Gordon ("Horrible Bosses").

The film stars Bateman as Sandy Patterson, a businessman whose life is turned upside down when his identity is stolen. McCarthy plays Diana, or, as she portrays in the film, Sandy Bigelow Patterson, the woman who has stolen his identity. When he receives little help from law enforcement, Sandy goes after Diana, resulting in copious shenanigans.

McCarthy's celebrated performance in last year's "Bridesmaids" led her to not only an Oscar nomination, but an uptick in comedy castings. In addition to "Identity Thief," McCarthy appears in the upcoming "This is 40" as well as the 2013 comedy "The Heat."

"Identity Thief" also features Amanda Peet, T.I., and Jon Favreau. The movie hits theaters Feb. 8, 2013.

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