Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT | By PTI

Barkhad Abdi in talks to join ‘Trainwreck'

Oscar-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi 'Trainwreck' might join Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and Brie Larson for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck'


Barkhad Abdi in talks to join ‘Trainwreck' (© AP)

Los Angeles: Barkhad Abdi is reportedly in talks to star in his first major film since his stint as a Somali pirate in 'Captain Phillips'.

Abdi, 28, apparently join a cast that includes Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and Brie Larson in Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck', reported Variety online.

The casting news could not have come at a better time for Abdi, who recently opened up about the financial struggles he has faced since filming on 'Captain Phillips' wrapped.

Tilda Swinton, Vanessa Bayer, John Cena, and Ezra Miller are also in negotiations to join the cast for the film, which is scheduled to hit cinemas in July, 2015.

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