Amy Schumer joins bachelor party comedy 'Who Invited Her?'

What Shouldn't You Call A-List Actress Amy Schumer?
What Shouldn't You Call A-List Actress Amy Schumer?

Amy Schumer will star in Universal's bachelor comedy "Who Invited Her?" with Reese Witherspoon producing under her Type A Films banner.

Schumer will portray a woman who insists on attending her best guy friend's bachelor party weekend. John Phillips is writing the latest draft of Sascha Rothchild's script. No director is yet attached.

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Russ Krasnoff and Gary Foster at Krasnoff Foster Productions will also produce. Witherspoon's producing partner Bruna Papandrea will oversee for Type A and Erik Baiers will oversee for Universal.

Schumer's "Trainwreck" grossed $110 million domestically for Universal and raked in another $28 million internationally. Her original screenplay was nominated for a Writers Guild award.

Schumer is starring in Fox's untitled mother-daughter comedy opposite Goldie Hawn, scheduled for a Mother's Day weekend release on May 12, 2017. She's wrapped on Jason Dean Hall's PTSD drama "Thank You for Your Service" for Dreamworks.

Schumer's sketch comedy series "Inside Amy Schumer" is in its fourth season on Comedy Central.

Pacific Standard has been active in developing projects based on novels with female protagonists, including "Wild" and "Gone Girl," Jessica Knoll's "Luckiest Girl Alive" at Lionsgate, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's "Ashley's War" at Fox 2000, Wall Street comedy "Opening Belle" at Warner Bros. and a Barbie doll origins movie at Bold Films.

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