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Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer Talk 'Trainwreck' with 'New York Times'

"There’s a moment early in someone's career where they will kill and die for what they're writing about. That's why sometimes these first movies are the best ones. Because people never have this level of commitment again."

- Judd Apatow in a New York Times article on his upcoming film collaboration with Amy Schumer, Trainwreck.

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.

Rachel Feinstein on Her Comedy Central 'Half Hour' and the Other Rachel Feinstein

Rachel Feinstein came to New York when she was 17. She did not go to college. She lived in Brooklyn. She shared her apartment with a band that called itself "Dicksister." When Feinstein entered comedy, however, she found an outlet and crowd that she grew to love. Since then, she's appeared on Last Comic Standing, had a Comedy Central Presents special, performed in Women Who Kill, produced an album (Thug Tears), appeared in numerous online sketches, done voices for Grand Theft Auto, and has begun to make more appearances on the acting scene.

Her second Comedy Central special, as part of their series, Half Hour, airs this Friday. I recently [...]

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.

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.

Hader is the only actor in the ensemble [...]

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.