Amy Schumer

Lucasfilm Isn’t Happy About Amy Schumer’s ‘Star Wars’ Photos, But Mark Hamill Is a Fan

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by Britt Hayes July 19, 2015 @ 11:01 AM
GQ
In case you haven’t been paying attention, there’s been a bit of a commotion over Amy Schumer’s photo spread in GQ, which features the comedian and actor cheekily posing with Star Wars characters. Lucasfilm has officially — and repeatedly — expressed their disapproval online, while veteran Star Wars actor Mark Hamill is singing a very different tune.

Amy Schumer Says She’d Be ‘The Bachelorette’ Under Three Conditions

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 29, 2015 @ 5:20 PM
ABC
Pop culture’s current fixation on all-around perfect human Amy Schumer has Bachelorette fans clamoring for the comedienne to take the title role, given her occasional association with the ABC series, but would the Trainwreck star ever really sign on? Apparently yes, though Schumer outlined three major conditions The Bachelorette would first need to meet.

‘Trainwreck’ Review: Amy Schumer’s Movie Debut is Nearly Flawless

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by Britt Hayes June 29, 2015 @ 8:00 AM
Universal
Amy Schumer has built a sizable fan base thanks to her Comedy Central series, which showcases her specific brand of honest and often subversive sense of humor. There’s no denying her intense relatability — and it’s that quality that serves her well in her debut film, Trainwreck. Written and produced by Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, the film centers on a fictional version of Schumer. We’ll never know how fictional this Amy is (and we shouldn’t), which makes her cinematic alter ego all the more appealing.

Amy Schumer Turned Down Hosting ‘The Daily Show’ Because It Was Too ‘Safe’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 28, 2015 @ 12:12 AM
Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
As Jon Stewart winds down his tenure on The Daily Show, more and more names have emerged from Comedy Central shortlists ahead of Trevor Noah. Red-hot comedienne and perfect human Amy Schumer seems also to have been offered the gig, though the Trainwreck star declined a “safe” option for her blossoming career.

‘Trainwreck’ International Trailer: Amy Schumer Reluctantly Dates Bill Hader

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by Britt Hayes June 23, 2015 @ 5:15 PM
Universal
Amid the excitement for all the major summer blockbusters, you really should put Trainwreck on your must-see list. The new comedy from director Judd Apatow and writer/star Amy Schumer is insanely hilarious and relatable, and as if that wasn’t enough to stir your interest, Tilda Swinton co-stars as the editor in chief of a magazine for men. Come on. You know you’re sold.

Amy Schumer Will Write and Star in Her Own Action Comedy Produced by Paul Feig

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by Britt Hayes May 22, 2015 @ 5:18 PM
Universal
That classy Paul Feig — always directing and producing hilarious movies starring hilarious women. In addition to delivering Spy next month and working on the upcoming female-centric Ghostbusters movie, Feig will now also produce a new action comedy written by and starring the very amazing Amy Schumer.

Amy Schumer Headlining HBO Comedy Special Directed by Chris Rock

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by Britt Hayes May 7, 2015 @ 5:55 PM
Robin Marchant, Getty Images
Amy Schumer is one of the smartest, funniest and most exceptional voices in comedy right now. Thanks to her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer and her upcoming film Trainwreck (directed by comedy king Judd Apatow), Schumer is off the charts right now — and when you’re that much of a big deal in comedy, an HBO special is inevitable. Schumer is set to headline her very first comedy special for HBO, and she’s landed someone to direct who’s more than a little familiar with the network.

‘Inside Amy Schumer’ Tackles ‘Friday Night Lights’ and Rape Culture

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2015 @ 10:18 AM
Comedy Central
Amy Schumer had a sparkling enough day with yesterday’s official Season 4 renewal of Inside Amy Schumer, and all before anyone managed to catch the Season 3 premiere. Many a highlight are making the round, but none so spot-on and hysterical as Inside Amy Schumer’s Friday Night Lights parody, “Football Town Nights.”