The very funny "Inside Amy Schumer" star will be hosting the annual MTV Movie Awards airing Live from L.A. Nokia Theatre April 12 at 9et/pt.
“I am honored to be hosting the awards,” said Amy Schumer. “I will carry the audience with me like a teen mom #breaktheinternet #breakmywater.”
Known for her blend of honesty and unapologetic sense of humor, Schumer is the creator, star, writer and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated series, “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central. The show will return for a 3rd season in April 2015. Schumer will also take to the silver screen with the July 2015 release of Universal Pictures’Trainwreck, a comedy that she wrote and developed with director Judd Apatow. Schumer will star in the film alongside Bill Hader, Brie Larson,Colin Quinn,Vanessa Bayer, Tilda Swinton, LeBron James and John Cena. The film was produced by Apatow and Barry Mendel.
“Wickedly funny and sharply insightful, Amy Schumer is perhaps the most ascendant talent in comedy today and she’s on the brink of an epic year,” said Stephen Friedman, President of MTV. “We are thrilled to work with Amy to create an unpredictable and hilarious showcase for Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters and brightest stars in what promises to be the most combustible ‘Movie Awards’ ever.”