5.22.2012 Uncategorized

T.I. Signs On for Comedy ‘Identity Thief’

T.I. is ready to return to the big screen. After starring in such box office hits as Takers and American Gangster, the rapper-turned-actor is tackling comedy.

Tip has joined the cast of Universal Pictures’ Identity Thief, reports Deadline.com. He will play a bounty hunter in the film, which stars Jason Bateman (Juno) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids).

That’s not the only role T.I. has lined up. He will co-star in Kelsey Grammer’s drama series Boss for Starz and is shooting the second season of his VH1 docu-series “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,” which premieres September 3.

The Atlanta MC’s eighth album Trouble Man is due September 4.