Rebel Wilson was born in the year 1980 in Sydney, Australia. Wilson grew up in Kenthurst, Parramatta and Castle Hill.
She went to Tara Anglican School for Girls and completed high school in 1997. Wilson’s first chose a career in mathematics because she was always good with numbers, she later went to the University of New South Wales and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performances and Studies) and also a Bachelor of Law degree. Read more: Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair and Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour
She was a former Rotary International Youth Ambassador representing Australia, and it’s through this period when she got based in South Africa for a single year that she contracted malaria.
I love getting PHYSICAL x pic.twitter.com/RK2rINkHyJ
— Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) March 30, 2019
It was at this point that she was quoted talking of malaria-induced hallucinations, and she saw herself as an actress and had won an Oscar award. This hallucination to her was convincing enough to make her follow her acting career.
Isn’t It Romantic is an American romantic comedy filmed in 2019, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and written by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, and Katie Silberman. The film stars Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra and follows a woman who hit her head then woke up in a world where everything around her looked like a romantic comedy film.
Natalie who was an Australian architect based in New York had always thought everything she saw in rom-com was a fantasy, but after a mugger at a subway station knocked her, she woke up and noticed that she was self-aware of her being in a PG-13 world.
She had to get away from every cliché for her to manage to fall in love again and that would bring her back to the real world.
On 23rd May 2016, it got officially announced that Rebel Wilson would star as Natalie in a romantic comedy that was still untitled by then. On 22nd March 2017, the director’s role to the film titled Isn’t It Romantic was assigned to Todd Strauss-Schulson after Paul Pell did the latest draft of the script.
On the 10th of May, Adam DeVine, who had co-starred alongside Wilson in both Pitch Perfect movies, and Liam Hemsworth would also cast in the film, and they would be playing love interests in Natalie’s life. Betty Gilpin would be playing Natalie’s assistant known as Whitney.
According to one of the review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, the movie was rated to have 68% approval, based on 114 reviews on it. The main photography for the film commenced on July the 10th, 2017 in New York City.
The schedule for this film’s release was on February the 13th, 2019 in the United States by the Warner Bros. Pictures and on February the 28th 2019; it was to be released internationally by Netflix.
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