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LeBron James and Method Man Join Judd Apatow's Comedy 'Trainwreck'

May 8, 2014 (4:10 am) GMT
The comedy scripted by comedienne Amy Schumer is scheduled to arrive in theaters on July 24, 2015.

adds more actors to his upcoming comedy "". NBA star and rapper officially come abroad, joining , , , Mike Birbiglia, Jon Glaser, Vanessa Bayer, , and , Colin Quinn, and .

"I know you're very busy with the playoffs," the director/actor announces the basketballer's casting in a Facebook video. "But I just wanted to say we're so glad that you are joining the cast of my next film, 'Tranwreck,' and now the world will finally get to see what your true gifts are...so welcome aboard."

Besides sitting behind the lens, Apatow serves as a producer along with with Barry Mendel (""). Cast member does a double duty as well, penning the script for the comedy. The plot is yet to be revealed, but Universal already set July 24, 2015 as a release date.

It will be Universal's third LeBron-related movie. The studio recently acquired rights to develop a feature film depicting the Miami Heat forward's high school years in Ohio. The NBA player is also attached to star alongside in another upcoming comedy "".

Meanwhile, Method Man has starred in "How High" and shared screen with alongside Apatow's frequent collaborator in "". The lyricist recently wrapped Tom McCarthy's indie drama "" which is led by .

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