Amy Schumer for boxing biopic

Wochit - Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Amy Schumer is in talks to star as world champion boxer Christy Martin in a gritty biopic.

This would be a marked career change for the 36-year-old stand-up comedian, who is currently starring in 'I Feel Pretty' about a woman who suffers a blow to the head which results in her believing she is the most beautiful person in the world.

She earned the nickname of The Coalminer's Daughter after she won a boxing competition and in 1990 deciced to go pro.

She married her trainer Jim Martin, and when they first met in the training ring her broke her ribs in a bid to deter her from boxing..


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