Amy is a hardworking, hard drinking, hard playing woman. If she wasn’t a woman, she could be any of a thousand guys we’ve seen before in movies and on TV – that’s what makes Trainwreck so much fun.
Written by and starring Amy Schumer, and directed by Judd Apatow, Trainwreck carries the raunch-with-heart stamp that we know from Apatow’s past films – and Schumer’s insanely funny TV series, Inside Amy Schumer.
There is no doubt that Amy Schumer is the ‘it girl’ of comedy right now. Her unique combination of fearlessness and sensitivity – not to mention generally unfiltered approach – have made her hard to miss.
With her first movie coming out soon – and her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer regularly spawning viral videos, Schumer has done a sit down with CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood’s Mo Rocca to talk about her life and work.
Check it out on CBS on Sunday, July 5th (9am/8C). For a bit of a preview, follow the jump.
Creator of the hit show “Inside Amy Schumer” and Comedy Central provocative, ground breaking funny lady Amy Schumer is heading to HBO to make her HBO Comedy Special debut later this year with Chris Rock set to direct.
Acclaimed Tribeca Talks: Directors Series panels include one-on-one conversations with Christopher Nolan & Bennet Miller, George Lucas & Stephen Colbert, Cary Fukunaga & James Schamus, and Brad Bird & Janeane Garofalo; additional speakers include Harvey Weinstein, Gus Van Sant, Amy Schumer, Courtney Love, Catherine Martin, Christiane Amanpour, and more!
Amy Schumer is making the jump from stand up comic and star of her own sketch comedy show to movie star – and in Judd Apatow’s fifth movie as a director, no less.
Trainwreck is about a woman whose take on relationships is based on her father’s words, ‘Monogamy isn’t realistic.’ (To be fair, he’d just gone through a painful divorce at the time.) Twenty-three years, Amy has a great job at a men’s magazine and a bunch of great friends. Then she’s assigned to interview a certain sports doctor…
Check out the first trailer after the jump. Trainwreck will be in theaters on July 17th.