Judd Apatow is gearing up to direct his fifth movie. Back in August, we reported that Apatow is producing a movie written by Amy Schumer for her to star in, but now, THR says the Schumer movie will be Apatow's next directorial effort. Called Train Wreck, the film stars Schumer as a "basket case" trying to put her life back together. Apatow, Schumer, and producer Barry Mendel are currently casting the parts of the main character's boyfriend, co-worker/best friend, and parent.
If Train Wreck makes it into production, it could be ready to hit theaters as soon as late 2014. This will be the first project Apatow will [...]
The reason why Inside Amy Schumer seemed to work since the show premiered, and the reason why the entire first season ended up being a success, is because it felt like all of the sketches clearly represented the vision of the star of the show, no matter which writer or writers were responsible. Schumer's established artistic scope is a very appealing one — Amy engages her audience with a ribald vocabulary, yet after you hear two or more setups and punchlines it's clear that she is more than vulnerable. She constantly doubts herself, using one eye to wink at the fun she's having through being single while using [...]
Comedian Amy Schumer announced on Twitter yesterday that Comedy Central has renewed her new sketch show for a second season. Inside Amy Schumer premiered on the basic cable network in late April, and the renewal is coming early, after only four episodes of the 10-episode first season have aired. The renewal comes as no surprise after Inside Amy Schumer had the best launch of any Comedy Central show this year, beating The Jeselnik Offensive, Nathan for You, and Kroll Show numbers-wise. Comedy Central has long had a reputation for canceling new shows after only one season, but that's no longer the case as the network has given second season orders [...]
Here's Kyle Kinane's voice introing a preview for Amy Schumer's new Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, which premieres Tuesday, April 30th, at 10:30. The show is a blend of sketch, stand-up, and man-on-the-street segments, and it looks pretty ribald.
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Performing on stage can be a daunting experience for even the most accomplished standup. While stage fright is something one gets better at facing with experience, there’s still a lot to be nervous about as something can always go wrong. While some comedians scoff at the idea of a pre-show ritual altogether, others swear by their routines.
Take Louis C.K., arguably the top standup in the country right now. When asked what he does before a show via Reddit earlier this year, C.K. brushed the question off with [...]