Sidibe, Pena Plan A “Tower Heist”

“Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe and “World Trade Center” actor Michael Peña have both joined the cast of Brett Ratner’s “Tower Heist” at Universal Pictures according to Deadline.

The pair play employees in a luxury apartment building who attempt to rob the owner of the penthouse, a fraudulent banker (Alan Alda) under house arrest for swindling his employees.

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy also star. Jeff Nathanson is currently rewriting Ted Griffin’s original screenplay and shooting kicks off next month in New York.