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  1. GLAAD Report Says Many LGBT Characters in Studio Films Were Defamatory Portrayals

    5:38 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The organization issued failing grades to two studios for only including minor, offensive portrayals of LGBT people in last year's releases. READ MORE

  2. Melissa McCarthy Breaks Silence on Rex Reed: '[He's] Swimming in So Much Hate'

    4:55 pm PDT 06/13/2013
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    The "Identity Thief" star, whom the reviewer called "tractor-sized," worries how his mean-spirited brand of criticism might affect younger girls. READ MORE

  3. 'Identity Thief' Debuts Atop DVD Sales List

    5:40 pm PDT 06/12/2013
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    "A Good Day to Die Hard" outsells "Identity Thief" on Blu-ray; rental chart is topped by zombie rom-com "Warm Bodies." READ MORE

  4. Box Office Report: Weinstein Co. Beats Most Major Studios in 1st Quarter

    3:54 pm PDT 04/02/2013
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    Universal is No. 1 with $306.5 million in domestic box office revenue, followed by Harvey and Bob Weinstein's outfit with $282.4 million. READ MORE

  5. Seth Gordon, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis to Reteam for 'One Night on the Hudson' (Exclusive)

    11:31 am PDT 03/14/2013
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    Universal Pictures nabs T.J. Fixman's spec for "Identity Thief" helmer Gordon. READ MORE

  6. What's Behind the Dismal Winter at the Box Office

    5:00 am PST 03/06/2013
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    Theater stocks slide and grosses drop 15 percent as "Jack the Giant Slayer" leads a season of discontent and a glut of grim action flops leaves few studios unscathed. READ MORE

  7. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' Outwits 'Snitch' With $14.1 Mil, Reclaims Top Spot

    9:07 am PST 02/24/2013
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    An overall soft weekend sees Dwayne Johnson's "Snitch" place No. 2 with $13 million, while micro-budgeted "Dark Skies" debuts to $8.9 million; holdover kids pic "Escape from Planet Earth" rises up the chart. READ MORE

  8. Box Office Preview: Dwayne Johnson's 'Snitch' Takes on 'Identity Thief' for No. 1

    3:51 pm PST 02/21/2013
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    Moviegoing will slow because of Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony; horror pic "Dark Skies" also enters the fray. READ MORE

  9. Box Office Report: 'Die Hard' Rebounds With $38-Mil Plus, Edges Out 'Identity Thief,' 'Safe Haven'

    9:19 am PST 02/17/2013
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    The Bruce Willis action pic now is expected to top the Valentine's Day-Presidents Day stretch; "Safe Haven" is on course for five-day opening of $35 million but was beaten by holdover "Identity Thief" for the weekend itself. READ MORE

  10. Rex Reed Defends Melissa McCarthy Remarks: 'Don't Make Me the Villain'

    2:42 pm PST 02/13/2013
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    The critic says the controversy surrounding his review of the No. 1 comedy was "what sold the tickets." READ MORE

  11. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' No. 1 With $36.6 Million, Melissa McCarthy a Bona Fide Star

    9:02 am PST 02/10/2013
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    The R-rated comedy exceeds expectations despite Winter Storm Nemo in the Northeast; Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" Opens No. 3 With $9.4 million, while "Argo" makes a comeback in its 18th week of release. READ MORE

  12. Hollywood Slams Rex Reed for Attacking Melissa McCarthy's Weight

    5:40 pm PST 02/09/2013
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    “Turns out, Rex Reed didn't die sad and alone 10 years ago,” tweeted “Modern Family” star Eric Stonestreet. READ MORE

  13. Box Office Report: 'Identity Thief' Dodges Winter Storm Nemo, Scores Stellar $11.2 Million Friday

    7:15 am PST 02/09/2013
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    The Universal comedy is headed for a $34 million-plus weekend, the best opening of 2013, as moviegoers flock to see Melissa McCarthy in her first starring role since "Bridesmaids." READ MORE

  14. 'Identity Thief': What the Critics Are Saying

    3:47 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    Melissa McCarthy's comedic road trip with Jason Bateman fails to steal laughs on the big screen, critics say. READ MORE

  15. Box Office Report: Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief' Heads to $30 Million, If It Can Weather Nemo

    1:39 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    The Universal comedy -- pairing McCarthy with Jason Bateman -- is on course for a $10 million Friday and $30 million-plus weekend, but Winter Storm Nemo could derail those plans. READ MORE

  16. Film Critic Rex Reed Calls Melissa McCarthy 'Hippo' and 'Tractor-Sized,' Faces Angry Backlash

    1:38 pm PST 02/08/2013
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    In response, McCarthy's "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig tweeted, "I cordially invite Mr. Rex Reed to go f--- himself." READ MORE

  17. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Identity Thief,' 'Side Effects' and More

    9:00 pm PST 02/07/2013
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    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. READ MORE

  18. Box Office Preview: Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief' Takes on Winter Storm Nemo

    12:45 pm PST 02/07/2013
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    The Universal comedy -- pairing McCarthy with Jason Bateman -- should win the weekend race easily, but the looming blizzard in the Northeast could dampen grosses as Steven Soderbergh's "Side Effects" also opens. READ MORE

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  19. Identity Thief: Film Review

    9:00 am PST 02/06/2013
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    Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman star in this rough and tumble comic road movie from director Seth Gordon. READ MORE

  20. Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman Drew Laughs On 'Identity Thief' Set

    1:12 pm PST 02/05/2013
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    At the Westwood premiere for Seth Gordon's new film, the duo's co-stars shared stories of non-stop laughter on set. READ MORE