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LeBron James to Star in New Judd Apatow Film

LeBron James
Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) handles the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook (0) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mark D. Smith—USA Today/Reuters

The Miami Heat forward, a two-time NBA champion and four-time NBA most valuable player, is due to follow up this year's playoffs by appearing in Trainwreck alongside stars like Amy Schumer, Tilda Swinton, Bill Hader and Method Man

LeBron James is to star alongside Amy Schumer, Tilda Swinton, Bill Hader and Method Man in acclaimed director Judd Apatow’s next movie, Trainwreck.

The two-time NBA champ and four-time NBA most valuable player is currently trying to lead the Miami Heat to its third consecutive championship, a fact Apatow seems to have a tenuous grip on.

“I know you’re very busy with the playoffs,” Apatow says in a video posted to his Facebook page. “You need to win a certain amount of games to win … er … something. But I just wanted to say we’re so glad that you are joining the cast … and now the world will finally get to see what your true gifts are.”

James is already involved with two other Universal ventures — a comedy called Ballers alongside Kevin Hart, and an offering based on his high school years in Ohio.

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