The Identity Thief opens this weekend, pairing Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy in a double billing that doesn’t even need a trailer to get us excited. Both McCarthy and Bateman are at the top of their game these days that their casting as this mismatched duo is actually something of a comedic no-brainer.
All of which got us to thinking: which actors working today would we like to see thrown into a comedy together?
jason bateman, olivia wilde make out on the set of 'the change-up'
With a number of young, up-and-coming talents slowly establishing themselves as laugh-riot icons, we went through our rolodex of funnymen (and funnywomen) to invent a few unlikely pairings of our own.