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Published July 16th 2015
Award-winning Amy Schumer is hot property. Her comedy series, Inside Amy Schumer, seeing her Emmy-nominated for categories: Best Actress in a Comedy, and for writing and directing. The highly popular TV series, which airs on Comedy Central, already slated for a 4th season. And her latest film Trainwreck, which ironically looks to be a hit, further catapulting this comedy marvel.

Inside Amy Schumer
Inside Amy Schumer - c/o IMDb

Amy also boasts an impressive pre-stardom track record, including standup show Mostly Sex Stuff, and guest appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm, 30 Rock, 2 x Comedy Central Roasts, and Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

Amy Schumer Roast
Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne - c/o IMDb

Through her straight-talking, unabashed style, she's indisputably garnered global adoration. Indeed, on her way to becoming womans' answer to Eddie Murphy. If you haven't experienced her infamous wit it's unfortunate. What's also unfortunate is her one-off Melbourne standup show's already sold out. Damn. Blast. But rest assured, you can still catch this comedy superstar in her new film Trainwreck.

Trainwreck Amy Schumer
Trainwreck - c/o IMDb

The film, directed by Judd Apatow and starring Amy alongside Bill Hader, sees Amy play a career-oriented commitment-phobe. Her inclination to shun romance, tested upon meeting the faultless Dr Conners. Amy, who plays Amy, subsequently forced to reassess whether it's high time she acted her age. Though it's been touted as a rom-com, with Amy's signature boldness carved into the screenplay, the film will surely clobber clichés.

Trainwreck Amy Schumer
Trainwreck - c/o IMDb

Trainwreck hits our screens on July 30th.

Please check your nearest cinema for details.
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