SXSW 2015: At riotous 'Trainwreck' premiere, Amy Schumer gets real

March 16, 2015 5:09 PM

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Amy Schumer’s character in her new movie, “Trainwreck,” is named Amy. Which isn’t by coincidence or because it was just easier for everyone on set to call the comedian by her real name.

When Schumer set out to write her first feature film, director Judd Apatow told her to write about what was “really up” with her. Not to rely on the raunchy persona she’s developed in her stand-up acts but to “take a look at [her]self.”

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