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Amy Schumer Cracks Up In First Trainwreck Image

21 July 2014 5:18 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of the most side-splitting comedians on the scene today, Amy Schumer has been dominating the small screen since last April thanks to her hilarious Comedy Central sketch series Inside Amy Schumer, and now it may be time for her to make the leap from TV talent to Hollywood star. Schumer previously had a supporting role in the little-seen Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, but Judd Apatow is working with her at the moment on Trainwreck, a comedy conceived as a starring vehicle for Schumer, who also wrote the script.

We don’t know that much about Trainwreck yet (that behind-the-scenes image above is our first look at the film), but it’s set to focus on “a commitment-averse woman trying to get past her self-sabotaging ways.” Schumer reportedly drew from her real-life experiences for the movie, and it covers a lot of the same socially relevant, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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First Still From Judd Apatow’s ‘Trainwreck’ Starring Amy Schumer & Bill Hader

21 July 2014 3:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

There’s a new film from Judd Apatow around the corner and today we’ve got the first, possibly purposefully set-up, behind-the-scenes shot from Trainwreck.

This is Apatow’s first movie for three years and I’m looking forward to seeing the final film. Among the huge cast, the leads take the shape of Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Schumer wrote the script for this one and she’s claimed that it’s based on her own life experiences. She then took it to Apatow, who helped with the screenplay and reportedly he really pushed her to get deep down and personal. I’m also quite enjoying that not many plot details have been released, with the only knowledge being that Schumer in the lead is trying to rebuild her life with her boyfriend, best friend and parents. And that’s it!

Daniel Radcliffe and Marisa Tomei were recently added to the production, »

- Dan Bullock

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Amy Schumer and Bill Hader Share a Laugh in First 'Trainwreck' Photo

18 July 2014 3:47 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

This photo has to be staged, right? Spotted on the set of Trainwreck, director Judd Apatow breaks into a hearty laugh with his leading lady Amy Schumer and her on-screen boy toy Bill Hader. This will be the first movie Judd Apatow has directed that he has not written himself. The story comes from stand-up comedian Schumer, who bases it on her own real life. It should slide in nicely next to Funny People, which found Apatow using comedians as a backdrop to tell a much darker story.

Trainwreck, based on the personal life of Amy Schumer, follows a commitment-averse woman trying to get past her self-sabotaging ways. Director Judd Apatow claims he had the comedian come at the material as though she were engaged in a therapy session, helping her to dig deep into her own vulnerabilities as a woman.

About working with Amy Schumer, the director stated,

"Most »

- MovieWeb

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First Image from Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' Starring Amy Schumer

18 July 2014 3:40 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I first caught Amy Schumer's stand-up just scrolling through Spotify and in small doses she's pretty damned funny. I haven't yet seen her show on Comedy Central, but I've been meaning to give it a look and now she's moving on up to the big time, starring in Judd Apatow's latest movie Trainwreck alongside Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Tilda Swinton and a load of cameo appearances of varying size including Daniel Radcliffe, Colin Quinn, Barkhad Abdi, Mike Birbiglia, Vanessa Bayer, Method Man, LeBron James, John Cena and Ezra Miller. Today we get the first look behind the scenes via the above picture from the New York Times. The "Times" piece reveals Schumer penned the original script, but she and Apatow teamed after hearing her on the "Howard Stern Show" and got in touch with her to bounce some ideas off one another: They abandoned her original idea -- »

- Brad Brevet

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First Look at Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck

18 July 2014 12:35 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The first Trainwreck image from director Judd Apatow’s next feature has arrived.  Unlike his previous directorial efforts, Apatow didn’t write the script for Trainwreck—the film’s star, Amy Schumer did.  Schumer has gained notoriety for her hilarious and socially conscious sense of humor on her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer, but Trainwreck puts her front and center as the star of a major studio film.  The story, which draws heavily from Schumer’s real-life experiences, revolves around “a commitment-averse woman trying to get past her self-sabotaging ways.”  Apatow tells the New York Times that when working on the screenplay, he pushed the comic to dig into her own vulnerabilities, “almost like a therapist thing.”  As if the promise of a Schumer-fronted comedy wasn’t enough, the versatile Bill Hader plays her character’s potential love interest in the film.  Very promising stuff. Hit the jump to »

- Adam Chitwood

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Joe Swanberg Dishes Digging For Fire Plot Details

14 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When you think Joe Swanberg, movies like Uncle Kent and Hannah Takes The Stairs immediately come to mind – incredibly independent efforts that helped launch a “mumblecore” movement with the help of similar filmmakers like the Duplass brothers. He’s since gone on to create films like Drinking Buddies, boasting a much grander scope, but its his new film Digging For Fire that could be the filmmaker’s most cinematic departure yet.

Directed by Swanberg, based off a screenplay written with actor buddy Jake Johnson, plot details have been hush-hush to this point, so I decided to find out why that was during a press interview for Happy Christmas. After revealing that filming had concluded on the project, I asked if he could comment on the kind of story his fans could expect.

This is what Swanberg had to say about Digging For Fire:

Joe Swanberg: It’s a »

- Matt Donato

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Daniel Radcliffe spotted on the set of Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck

1 July 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The 40-Year Old Virgin and This Is 40 director Judd Apatow is currently filming his highly secretive new comedy, Trainwreck in New York City. We don’t know much about the film outside of its star-studded cast, but have been speculating that former Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will have a cameo. New photos from the film’s Bryant Park set have hit the web, all but confirming Radcliffe’s involvement.

As you can see, Radcliffe is walking a dozen dogs and hanging out with Apatow and Marisa Tomei. Apatow, of course, refused to admit anything on Twitter, and instead insisted that Radcliffe was just walking his dogs:

“@danradcliffecom:Dan to cameo in Trainwreck? Read: http://t.co/gGW5o43HIB pic.twitter.com/D2XcNoHeEU” Not true! He was just walking his dogs

Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) June 30, 2014

Written by Amy SchumerTrainwreck is slated for a July 2015 release and stars »

- James Garcia

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Judd Apatow Cheekily Brushes Off Daniel Radcliffe 'Trainwreck' Rumors

1 July 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Judd Apatow's been busy filming his new comedy "Trainwreck" in New York, and while most of the cast's identities are common knowledge, some intrepid onlookers snapped a shot of Daniel Radcliffe on the set that got the Internet wondering. Apparently, Radcliffe was caught on film walking a group of dogs around Bryant Park, and other lookie loos spotted him filming a scene along with Marisa Tomei ("Crazy, Stupid, Love").  Apatow's response to the rumors on Twitter (you can see it below) was to essentially wink slyly and move right along.  Radcliffe's role is likely a cameo (he's busy on Broadway starring in "The Cripple of Inishmaan") but it's still fun to see the way @JuddApatow engages with his fans. (Check out the director and his wife Leslie Mann's selfie squeezed into a nude Lena Dunham t-shirt.) "Trainwreck" stars Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Mike Birbiglia and Vanessa Bayer, »

- Jacob Combs

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Daniel Radcliffe and Marisa Tomei Pop Up in Apatow's 'Trainwreck'

1 July 2014 7:31 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Right now director Judd Apatow is busy in New York filming his latest comedy Trainwreck starring Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Mike Birbiglia, Vanessa Bayer and many more. But two more names will pop up in the film that we weren't expecting. On Twitter yesterday, Apatow addressed a question from a fansite about whether or not Harry Potter franchise star Daniel Radcliffe was in the film after being spotted walking a bunch of dogs on the set in NYC. And while Apatow played coy online, other onlookers with cameras saw Radcliffe filming a scene along with Crazy Stupid Love star Marisa Tomei. More below! Here's the Twitter exchange in question (via Page Six) regarding Radcliffe's involvement in the film: .twitter-tweet { margin: 12px auto !important; }“@danradcliffecom:Dan to cameo in Trainwreck? Read: http://t.co/gGW5o43HIB pic.twitter.com/D2XcNoHeEU” Not true! He was just walking his dogs »

- Ethan Anderton

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Casting: Daniel Radcliffe & Marisa Tomei Appearing In Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' And More

1 July 2014 6:57 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

While the traditional route for casting is to scan the trades and tracking boards and wait for something to pop, sometimes some well placed photographs can reveal more than the filmmakers had wanted. Welcome to 2014. So with that in mind, recent snaps of the New York City shoot for Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck" have revealed the participation of both Daniel Radcliffe and Marisa Tomei. And while Apatow hit Twitter to "deny" the former's involvement, pictures don't lie, so expect Radcliffe in some capacity in the comedy led by Amy Schumer and featuring Bill HaderBrie LarsonColin QuinnVanessa Bayer, Ezra MillerJohn CenaBarkhad AbdiMike Birbiglia and Jon Glaser. In other news — from the trades — Matthew Modine and Claire Forlani will star in the mystery "The Three Lucias." The story will follow "a man who spends an awkward Easter weekend with three women, including a daughter he did not know he. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Movie Review – The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

18 June 2014 12:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Fault in Our Stars, 2014

Directed by Josh Boone

Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, and Willem Dafoe

Synopsis:

Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.

Anyone who has been through the unbearable tragedy of losing someone close to you to the evil that is cancer and knows the inexplicable pain one goes through will be moved by The Fault in Our Stars. It’s a movie that nails the torture, the passion and the emotion. But it’s also about hope and it’s about leading a life to its fullest, »

- Luke Owen

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Jack Antonoff Says He's "Desperate" For Kids—but Is He Ready to Wed Girlfriend Lena Dunham?!

18 June 2014 10:46 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Jack Antonoff has babies on his brain. The lead guitarist of the indie rock band fun., who has been dating Girls star Lena Dunham since 2012, revealed his desire to have children in an interview with New York magazine while opening up about his relationship with the 28-year-old actress, who indeed seems to be his perfect match. Dunham and Antonoff met on a blind date after they were set up by the musician's good friend, comedian Mike Birbiglia. "It was a blind date by modern standards," he reveals. "I mean, I used the internet." The two had instant chemistry upon their initial meeting, and Antonoff recalls spilling all his personal secrets on their first date. "I told Lena everything »

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Jack Antonoff Says He and Lena Dunham Act Like an Old Couple

18 June 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lena Dunham and her rockstar boyfriend Jack Antonoff are more low-key than you might expect. "One time we were at a dinner party where everyone was over 60 and, before we knew it, we realized that everyone at the table had gone outside to smoke pot and they didn't invite us. That basically says it all," Antonoff, who is the guitarist for the band Fun., tells New York. The musician, 30, says he and the Girls star, 28, aren't big partiers, and a recent spa weekend helped them to establish that they prefer to chill out. "Everyone else was 56, and like, either coming »

- Sheila Cosgrove Baylis

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The Fault In Our Stars Review

16 June 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Everybody in the world can understand the agony and splendour of young love, with all of its dramatic moments and grand gestures. It’s a whirlwind of emotional understanding – an introduction to the notion of being somebody’s other, in good times and bad.  Now imagine that feeling, but knowing there’s an expiration date.  Imagine that your life and those moments of splendour could end at once, whether you want them to or not, because of a disease for which there is no cure.  Imagine that along with you, this disease could take the happiness of those who you love most, and you’re powerless to stop it.  These themes are explored in the searing romantic drama, The Fault In Our Stars.

The story follows Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), a teenager afflicted with an incurable form of cancer that has prevented her from living the same lifestyle of most people her age. »

- Damen Norton

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Win Amazing ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ Merchandise

12 June 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

With an all-star cast of Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Mike Birbiglia, and Emily Peachey, The Fault In Our Stars opens in the UK on June 19th and we’ve got three sets of wonderful merchandise above to celebrate this unique film.

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them — and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. The Fault In Our Stars, based upon the number-one bestselling novel by John Green, explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love.

Watch the extended trailer here:

To win yourself a set, just tell us who wrote the novel?

Send your answer, with your name and address, »

- Dan Bullock

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Sam Trammell and Laura Dern Talk The Fault In Our Stars, Preparing for the Role, the First Fan Screening, and More

7 June 2014 8:44 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now playing in theaters is director Josh Boone’s The Fault in Our Stars.  The adaptation of the John Green novel centers on the relationship between two teenagers (Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort) who meet at a cancer support group and fall in love.  While I wasn’t sure what to expect about the film going in, I attended a screening filled with press and die-hard fans and it was a powerful experience.  Not only did I share in the many tears that flowed from the entire audience, I started to understand why so many people are in love with the book and the characters.  Unlike a sappy, cliche portrait of “cancer love”, the movie is a realistic portrayal of young romance between two people with a unique outlook on life.  It’s a great film with fantastic performances.  The Fault in Our Stars also stars Willem DafoeNat Wolff, »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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The Fault In Our Stars – The Review

5 June 2014 3:43 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

It’s time, once again, for Hollywood to bring to the big screen another tale from the pages of a popular young adult novel. But this one is a bit different. It’s not the first in a series, so no franchise this time. Oh, and it’s not set in the fantasy realm of sparkly vampires, hunky werewolves, and displaced offspring of mythical beings. And it’s not so in a dreary, futuristic dystopian society where evil adults force teens to battle each other for survival. Nope, this is a sweet, down-to-Earth story about two teens falling in love, much like last year’s low-key love story The Spectacular Now. Hey, the blossoming beauty from that earlier film, Shailene Woodley, is the female lead in the new flick. This after being the lead in the first film based on a series with those futuristic teen battles, Divergent, earlier this year. »

- Jim Batts

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“The Fault in Our Stars” – Shailene Woodley: Awards Race

5 June 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Directed by: Josh Boone Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (based on the novel by John Green) Main Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, Mike Birbiglia, and others… Past Oscar relations: Willem Dafoe is a two time Best Supporting Actor nominee, for Platoon and Shadow of the Vampire Here now we have a brand new article in this series of mine on 2015 contenders hoping to compete for some sort of Oscar attention at the upcoming 2015 ceremony. Next up for us here is Josh Boone’s hotly anticipated adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars, which looks to satisfy a legion of die hard fans and potentially branch out from there, amassing a cinematic following along the way. This is Boone’s sophomore feature (after the very strong debut Stuck in Love), and he’s working for the first time with top »

- Joey Magidson

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Author John Green and Nat Wolff Talk The Fault In Our Stars, Deleted Scenes, How the First Fan Screening Played Like a Rock Concert, and More

4 June 2014 8:04 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening this weekend is director Josh Boone’s The Fault in Our Stars.  The adaptation of the John Green novel centers on the relationship between two teenagers (Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort) who meet at a cancer support group and fall in love.  While I wasn’t sure what to expect about the film going in, I attended a screening filled with press and die-hard fans and it was a powerful experience.  Not only did I share in the many tears that flowed from the entire audience, I started to understand why so many people are in love with the book and the characters.  Unlike a sappy, cliche portrait of “cancer love”, the movie is a realistic portrayal of young romance between two people with a unique outlook on life.  It’s a great film with fantastic performances, and it’s going to be a big hit at the box office. »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Review: Shailene Woodley lights up the lovely and unsentimental 'Fault In Our Stars'

4 June 2014 6:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Love is not convenient. For all the words that poets have spilled trying to describe love over the years, it seems to me that it is easier to describe by explaining what love is not. Love is rarely on your schedule. It would be amazing if we could simply snap our fingers and have love whenever we want it, but if that were the case, it wouldn't be love. The pain that is a huge part of the experience is one of the reasons it matters. Love is not easy. Love is not casual. Love is not interested in what we want. "The Fault In Our Stars" is a very simple story about two kids, each struggling with cancer, who find each other at the least convenient time and fall in love. I don't think any part of that sentence is a spoiler. It's just a description. The details are what matters, »

- Drew McWeeny

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