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Vanessa Bayer, Tilda Swinton, Mike Birbiglia, Jon Glaser, and More in Talks to Join Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck'

There aren't a lot of Judd Apatow regulars in the director's next movie, Trainwreck. Tilda Swinton, Vanessa Bayer, Mike Birbiglia, Jon Glaser, Ezra Miller, Barkhad Abdi, and wrestler John Cena are all in negotiations to join the movie's cast, Variety reports. Trainwreck was written by and stars Comedy Central's Amy Schumer, with Bill Hader, Brie Larson, and Colin Quinn previously announced in supporting roles. Judd Apatow will direct the movie, which is the first of his films as a director that he didn't write, although he helped Schumer with the script. The movie's plotline is being kept under wraps.

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Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' Starring Amy Schumer Gets a Premiere Date

Judd Apatow's upcoming film Trainwreck has been slated for a July 24th, 2015 release by Universal, Variety reports. The movie stars Amy Schumer, who also co-wrote the script with Apatow, and will make the director's fifth movie. Apatow already has another movie on deck with Comedy Central stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, so hopefully more details will emerge on both of these projects in the near future.

Brie Larson Cast in Judd Apatow/Amy Schumer Movie 'Trainwreck'

Amy Schumer's big-screen starring vehicle Trainwreck is rounding out its cast. Following January's news of SNL's Bill Hader in talks to star opposite Schumer, Variety reports that Brie Larson — who was a regular on United States of Tara and more recently appeared on Kroll Show and Community — has also signed on for a role in the film, though the details of Trainwreck's plot and Larson's character are being kept under wraps. Trainwreck will make Judd Apatow's fifth film as director and is slated for release in July 2015.

Bill Hader in Talks to Co-Star in Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' Directed by Judd Apatow

Bill Hader is gearing up for his next big film role. According to Variety, the SNL alum is in talks to star in the upcoming film Trainwreck starring and written by Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow. Hader had a small voice role in the movie Her and recently got positive reviews for his more dramatic performance opposite Kristen Wiig in The Skeleton Twins at Sundance, so it's good to see the mind behind "Donald Duck having a Vietnam nightmare" build some big-screen momentum.