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.
Survivor’s Remorse, a comedy set in the world of professional basketball, has been give a six-episode order by Starz. The series – from NBA All-Star LeBron James, Mike O’Malley and Maverick Carter – follows Cam Calloway, ‘a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta.’
Survivor’s Remorse is set to premiere in fall 2014. For more details, check out the press release following the jump.
NBA superstar LeBron James, legendary TV producer Tom Werner and Starz are teaming up to produce a half-hour scripted comedy series called Survivor’s Remorse – the complexity of of comedy and drama of making it out of one of the toughest neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Mike Malley has signed as writer and executive producer. also involved are business partners Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter.
Cousins Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn have, through grit, determination and God-given talent, made it. They are rich and famous and have to deal with all the trappings that come along with their new status – including the guilt of making it and leaving their ‘hood behind.