The show was created by Apatow, Rust and Lesley Arfin (‘Girls’). Jacobs and Rust will play “Mickey and Gus, a couple in the throes of experiencing the ‘exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, and other things they were hoping to avoid.’” Netflix is hoping for a 2016 debut.
First Look: Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in Judd Apatow’s ‘Trainwreck' | NY Times
Barkhad Abdi, Mike Birbiglia and Jon Glaser are in negotiations to join Judd Apatow and Universal’s “Trainwreck.”
Vanessa Bayer, John Cena, and Ezra Miller are also in talks to join the cast. Tilda Swinton in early talks to join as well.
The Anchorman 2 producer will direct Schumer’s Train Wreck, which has reportedly begun casting. Train Wreck will star comedienne Amy Schumer who plays “a basket case who tries to rebuild her life.” Apatow and producer Barry Mendel are still looking to cast Schumer’s boyfriend, best friend and a parent.
Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Judd Apatow are live now as part of #ComedyFest.
"Tom Cruise and I have movies coming out the same night- this Friday-but we are not competitive. We are supportive!" -Judd Apatow on Twitter
‘Girls’ Season One Deleted Scene
In this deleted scene from season one, Hannah fails to get a job at a cupcake shop.
“I have always loved comedy, and this portfolio and issue, filled with men and women I admire, are my attempt to show you what it means to me. Some of them have shaped my sensibility; others just make me laugh.” -Judd Apatow for Vanity Fair