Barkhad Abdi in talks to join Judd Apatow`s `Trainwreck`

Los Angeles:Oscar-nominated actor 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`, reportedly.

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.