Judd Apatow has signed on to direct Train Wreck, which has Amy Schumer attached to star.
Judd Apatow will direct Train Wreck starring Amy Schumer
The story follows a young woman (Amy Schumer) whose life is a complete mess, as she tries to get back on the right track. The director is currently seeking actors to play the lead's boyfriend, best friend/co-worker and one of her parents. Insiders claim that the director has met with actors in Los Angeles throughout the month of November, while Amy Schumer and producer Barry Mendel are also holding casting sessions in New York.
While Judd Apatow has produced several projects he hasn't written or directed, this would mark his first feature directorial effort that he didn't write by himself. It isn't known when production may begin. Judd Apatow serves as producer on the upcoming comedy sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and he executive produces the musical Can a Song Save Your Life?.
Amy Schumer is best known for her hit Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer. She has also appeared in films such as Sleepwalk with Me, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and Price Check.