Judd Apatow's Amy Schumer Comedy 'Trainwreck' Adding Three to Cast (Exclusive)
Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer, The Perks of Being a Wallflower star Ezra Miller and wrestler John Cena are in talks to join Trainwreck, a comedy to be directed by Judd Apatow and starring Amy Schumer.
The plot of the comedy, which will also star Brie Larson, Bill Hader and Colin Quinn, is currently being kept under wraps. Schumer, a stand-up comedienne and star of Comedy Central TV series Inside Amy Schumer, wrote the script. Apatow is also producing.
Tilda Swinton, Barkhad Abdi, Mike Birbiglia and Jon Glaser are also in talks to join the project.
Universal has slated for release on July 24, 2015.
Bayer joined Saturday Night Live in 2011. Her impersonations have included Miley Cyrus, Hillary Clinton, Kourtney Kardashian and Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson, and some of her most memorable reoccuring characters are Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy and the porn star-turned-aspiring-pitchwoman Becky. She's repped by WME and Mosaic.
Miller played Patrick in the hit coming-of-age film Perks of Being a Wallflower, and starred as the titular character in the drama We Need to Talk About Kevin. Repped by Paradigm and Hamilton Hodell in the U.K., Miller's upcoming films include an adaptation of Madame Bovary with Mia Wasikowska.
Cena is a professional wrestler with 11 reigns as WWE Champion. He's made appearances in a few films, including Camp Fred, The Reunion and Legendary and appeared on TV’s Psych. He's repped by ICM Partners.