Amy Schumer is reportedly going to play boxer Christy Martin, who lives in Charlotte, in a film now in development. “My first thought was, ‘But she’s a comedian, and there’s nothing funny about my life,’ ” said Martin.
Amy Schumer is reportedly going to play boxer Christy Martin, who lives in Charlotte, in a film now in development. “My first thought was, ‘But she’s a comedian, and there’s nothing funny about my life,’ ” said Martin. Jordan Strauss Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Amy Schumer is reportedly going to play boxer Christy Martin, who lives in Charlotte, in a film now in development. “My first thought was, ‘But she’s a comedian, and there’s nothing funny about my life,’ ” said Martin. Jordan Strauss Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
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Charlotte boxer’s traumatic story heads to film with an unexpected casting twist

May 31, 2018 06:59 AM