Amy Schumer for boxing biopic
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.