Billy Eichner to write, star in gay romantic comedy

By : Amanda Espinosa
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Billy Eichner will be writing and starring in a new romantic comedy set around a gay couple for a major Hollywood studio, the comedian announced on Twitter Feb. 5.

The yet-to-be-named Universal film will be directed by Nicholas Stoller, best known for hit comedic films “Neighbors” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” Judd Apatow is set to produce.

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Screened Out – Trainwreck

By : Stephen Miller
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Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, LeBron James, Tilda Swinton, Colin Quinn, Brie Larson, Vanessa Bayer, John Cena, Daniel Radcliff, Marisa Tomei

Schumer’s first movie lead definitely proves she has a future in acting. However, it doesn’t completely show how great a writer she usually is.

Especially in the first half, there’s some great comedy – the smart, self-deprecating, and profane hilariousness we come to expect from her TV show Inside Amy Schumer (which she also writes). Trainwreck, though, ends up waaaay less edgy than her Comedy Central gig. Underneath all the reckless trappings, this flick, directed by Judd Apatow, is actually a very traditional – and somewhat disappointing – romantic comedy.

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