On May 23, 2016, there were reports that New Line Cinema’s untitled romantic comedy movie would feature Rebel Wilson playing the role of Natalie as a starring. It was also reported that the producers would be Gina Matthews, Grant Scharbo, and Todd Garner. One year later, Todd Strauss-Schulson became the director of a film known as Isn’t It Romantic.
Isn’t It Romantic Production
Isn’t It Romantic is an American romantic comedy film was written by Katie Silberman, Dana Fox, and Erin Cardillo.
Paula Pell did the film’s last draft of the script. Rebel Wilson’s former cast member, Adam DeVine, was also cast in the new movie. The two appeared in Pitch Perfect. Adam DeVine and Liam Hemsworth are romantically interested in Natalie’s life. Betty Gilpin plays Natalie’s best friend and assistant roles in the film. Another cast member is Priyanka Chopra who joined in May: two months before the principal photography began.
Rebel Wilson as Natalie
She stars as Natalie- a New York architect a hard working lady who tries to impress and get recognized in her workplace. Her dream is to design the next skyscraper in the city. However, there are high chances of Natalie working in bagels and coffee deliveries.
Things become strange after a subway mugging when she gets knocked. She becomes unconscious before she eventually recovers magically and wakes up. She realizes that she is in an alternative universe. Natalie has been cynical into romantic affairs. Later, her worst nightmare is realized when she learns that she’s playing the leading lady in a real universe romantic comedy. Read more: Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour and Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair
Rebel Wilson believes that Australian actors in the U.S. are dramatic. Having been born in March 1980 in Australia, she says that she is one of the most dramatic actors. Also, she says that she among the first comedy actors from her country to introduce her style in America. Wilson said that she believes in herself and uses her weight as an advantage to get funnier. She has always been proud to do comedy as a woman in Hollywood.
Other Famous Roles
Before the release of Isn’t It Romantic, she acted in different films such as Pitch Perfect, Fat Pizza, How to Be Single, Small Apartments, Pan & Gain, Ghost Rider, What to Expect When You’re Expecting among others. Wilson also made various Television appearances: The Wedge, Can of Worms, Workaholics, Rules of Engagement, Thank God You’re Here, City Homicide, Monster House, Bogan Pride, and more.
Soon, Rebel Wilson will appear in musical film Cats, dark comedy dram Jojo Rabbit, and will co-produce The Hustle film.
Her latest film, Isn’t It Romantic, was released by Warner Bros. Pictures on the 13th of February 2019 in the United States. The film is anticipated to cross the international boundaries by February 28, 2019, through Netflix.
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