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    Brie Larson Joins Judd Apatow's Amy Schumer-Starring 2015 Comedy 'Trainwreck'

    She’s had the success of “Short Term 12,” which put her on the map as a serious actress (one which many suggested was Oscar-worthy), and she showed her supporting mettle in “21 Jump Street” and “The Spectacular Now” plus a recent successful turn on “Community” (see the image above). And now actress ...

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    Judd Apatow's Next Directorial Effort Is Amy Schumer's 'Train Wreck'

    At the end of the summer, news surfaced that Universal had snapped up a script by comedian Amy Schumer that she was writing as a star vehicle for herself, with Judd Apatow producing. And it was interesting, but not exactly monumental news, as Apatow often puts his weight behind rising comic talent (...

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    Guest Post: The Evolution of Women in Comedy: From Mary Tyler Moore to Amy and Mindy

    Treva Silverman had spent most of her 30 years wanting to be funny and female -- and allowed to do so in public, maybe even collect a buck or two for her trouble. Growing up in the 1950s in Cedarhurst, Long Island, she'd looked up to Carole Lombard and Jean Arthur, those grand dames of '30s scr...

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