Universal will distribute the movie, which stars Amy Schumer and Bill Hader
LeBron James and Cliff Smith, aka Method Man, have joined the cast of Judd Apatow's Universal comedy “Trainwreck,” which stars Amy Schumer, who also wrote the script.
Apatow is directing and producing through his Universal-based banner Apatow Productions along with Barry Mendel (“Bridesmaids”).
Universal is invested in James’ movie career, as not only did the studio recently acquire rights to a featured based on the Miami Heat forward's high school years in Ohio, but he's also attached to star alongside Kevin Hart in the Universal comedy “Ballers.”
Erik Baiers will oversee the project for Universal, which will release “Trainwreck” on July 24, 2015.
James is represented by WME, manager Maverick Carter and attorney Matthew Johnson of Ziffren Brittenham, while Smith is repped by UTA, manager Shauna Garr of SGP and Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz.