Rebel Wilson’s New Rom-Com Isn’t it Romantic
Rebel Wilson is a Australian actress, writer, and producer who will be staring in an upcoming film titled Isn’t It Romantic. Set to release later in 2019, Isn’t It Romantic is a comedy film with fantasy elements which focuses around Wilson’s character, Natalie.
Natalie is an architect living in New York City who, after being knocked unconscious during a mugging, is suddenly aware of her existence in a world filled with romantic-comedy cliches. She must find a way to navigate around his bizarre world while also trying to find a way back to her old life.
While Isn’t it Romantic might be one of Wilson’s first projects to be released in 2019, she has a long list of acting and writing achievements so far in her life. Born on March 2nd, 1980 in Sydney, Australia, Wilson.
Wilson gained experience with The Second City and the Sydney Theatre Company, but it wasn’t until 2002 that she was noticed while staring in a musical that she produced, The Westie Monologues. She began studying at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and in 2003 she won the ATYP International Scholarship. Wilson moved to New York shortly after.
While in New York she continued to do work for Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) an Australian broadcasting network. Some of the shows she acted on were Pizza, The Wedge, Telstra, Bogan Pride, Monster House. Wilson was also a part of the feature films Ghost Rider and Fat Pizza. As time went on the actress began taking up more roles in the United States, including performing improve at the Upright Citizens Brigade located in Los Angeles.
Wilson got her big break after her roles in Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect. Both films were very successful comedies. For her role in Pitch Perfect earned her a handful of award nominations. Proving her ability to sing in Pitch Perfect, and its sequels, led to many more traditional musical roles.
In 2016 she appeared as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, an all-star concert that was held at the Hollywood Bowl. She also played Miss Adelaide in a West End production of Guys and Dolls and LeFou in a Hollywood Bowl production of Beauty and the Beast. All performances received positive reviews.
Rebel Wilson has produced and written quiet a few shows. Super Fun Night, which she wrote for and also stared in was picked up by the ABC network. The show was about a group of friends and their quest to make the most out of their Friday nights.
Wilson has also hosted several award shows including the 2013 MTV Movie Awards and in 2016 she presented the nominations at 69th British Academy Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
In the future Rebel Wilson is cast in several films including a Private Benjamin remake, The Social Life, a Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake, The Hustle, Jojo Rabbit, Crowded, a Cats remake, and, of course, Isn’t It Romantic. Read more: Isn’t It Romantic Trailer | Glamour and Rebel Wilson Reveals Character Isn’t Romantic Wears Clothes Fashion Line | Daily Mail
Isn’t It Romantic is written by Erin Cardillo, Katie Silberman, and Dana Fox and directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. Acting alongside Wilson is Priyanka Chopra, Adam DeVine, and Liam Hemsworth. DeVine and Hemsworth will be playing the two romanic interests of Wilson’s character, while Chopa plays a yoga instructor.