T.I.*According to Deadline, rapper-turned-actor T.I. (Tip Harris)  will play a bounty hunter in “Identity Theft.”

The Universal Pictures comedy stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.

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The plot goes like this: T.I.’s character hunts both of them, as Bateman’s character becomes an unlikely companion for McCarthy’s character after she steals his identity.

Meanwhile, the King of the South is co-starring in Kelsey Grammer’s series “Boss” on the Starz network, as well as the second season of his own VH1 series “Family Hustle.”

Last year T.I. starred in the box office “Takers” from Screen gems.