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Amy Schumer Exits 'Barbie' Movie - THR.com

Amy Schumer won't play Barbie after all. The actress has dropped out of Sony's Barbie , in which she was supposed to play the character that inspired the iconic doll. "Sadly, I’m no longer able to commit to Barbie due to scheduling conflicts," Schumer said Thursday in a statement. "The film has so much promise, and Sony and Mattel have been great partners. I’m bummed, but look forward to seeing Barbie on the big screen." Read the full article at THR.com .

Amy Schumer Is Heading to Netflix With a New Comedy Special, But Has Her Eye on Stranger Things Role - E! Online

Amy Schumer is heading to Netflix. The Emmy winner and star and creator of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer is taking her stand-up act to Netflix. It will premiere globally on Netflix on Tuesday, March 7. "Very happy to be a part of the Netflix family for this special," Schumer said in a statement. "Maybe now they will look at my Stranger Things audition tape to play the demogorgon for season two." Read the full article at E! Online .

Cancelled or Not? Girl Meets World, SYTYCD, Hit the Floor, Notorious and 9 More Series on the Bubble

The major networks continue to have trouble uttering theC-word. The broadcast and cable nets are once again going out of their way to avoid slapping even the most struggling series with a cancellation label.As a result, viewers are, in some instances, given false hope that a show thats essentially DOA has a shot at being [] http://tvline.com/2016/12/21/cancelled-tv-shows-status-girl-meets-world-sytycd/

Amy Schumer Will Play Barbie in Live-Action Sony Flick - NYDN

Come on Amy, let's go party! Comedian Amy Schumer has just landed herself a new role as the popular plastic blonde "Barbie." Schumer, 35, will play the title role of Mattel's popular toy in the upcoming Sony live-action flick "Barbie," due out in 2018. Read the full article at New York Daily News .

Amy Schumer Mocks Tampa Trump Supporters in Open Letter

Schumer is still mad that audience members walked out of her Tampa show.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/10/amy-schumer-mocks-tampa-trump-supporters-in-open-letter.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

Inside Amy Schumer Co-Creator Dan Powell Signs Deal With First Look Media

Inside Amy Schumer co-creator and executive producer Dan Powell has signed a deal with First Look Media, the company announced on Thursday. The producer, whose previous credits also include The Daily Show and the Comedy Central animated series Ugly Americans, will develop film, TV and digital projects for First Look under the new agreement. Powells current projects for First Look includeThe Nib, a short-form animated series based on Matt Bors political cartoon site of the same name, and another short form scripted series from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon writerCirocco Dunlap. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/inside-amy-schumer-co-creator-dan-powell-signs-deal-with-first-look-media/

What's Going on With Inside Amy Schumer?

Amy Schumer quite literally pled the fifth when it came to discussing the future of her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer. Schumer stopped by Bravo's Watch What Happens Live to... ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/797923/what-s-going-on-with-inside-amy-schumer?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Amy Schumer Discusses Kurt Metzger Controversy With Lena Dunham: I Was Resentful of the Lack of Trust

"I get it, and I wasn't even resentful of the connection. I was resentful of the lack of trust."   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/09/amy-schumer-discusses-metzger-with-lena-dunham.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

Amy Schumer Defends Her Writer Who Mocked Rape Accusers: Hes Not Bill Cosby

For those who dont receive Lena Dunham s Lenny e-newsletter, the Friday edition featured the Girls creators interview with comedic force Amy Schumer , who once again addressed the uproar over one of her Inside Amy Schumer writers, Kurt Metzger, who mocked rape accusers on social media . Why are these women treating him like he raped someone? she said. Hes not Bill Cosby ; Kurt has never raped. What he was saying was horrific, and he was being a troll. He can be an Internet troll. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/amy-schumer-lena-dunham-kurt-metzger-not-rapist-bill-cosby-internet-troll-lenny-interview/

Why Comedy Central Couldnt Afford to Lose Amy Schumer

For a minute there, it looked like we lost Inside Amy Schumer .That would have been devastatingfor sketch comedy fans but not as bad as it could have been for Comedy Central. After all, the Viacom cable channel has had a tough time keeping much of its biggest talent lately. Thats not to say that everyone is heading for the hills much of Comedy Centrals best programming had simply matured enough to reach a natural end. Or perhaps it was too good, creating better opportunities for some of the funniest people on TV. Of course, that silver linings not universal. Larry Wilmores Nightly Show was good, but itll officially be thrown on a trash heap tonight due to lackluster TV ratings and viewer engagement . Thattoo happensin Hollywood. A lot....Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/inside-amy-schumer-comedy-central-nightly-show/