Most movies are created with the aim of telling a story that will lose the audience in a world of fantasy. But some films break the fourth wall and engage the audience by clever use of tongue in cheek. If you are after the latter, Isn’t It Romantic is a must-watch. The movie “Isn’t It Romantic,” stars comedy heavyweight Rebel Wilson is a romantic comedy that tells the tale of being stuck in a romantic comedy.
I feel like Givenchy has adopted me – and I can’t be happier! 💕 pic.twitter.com/oYnmi87X03
— Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) March 3, 2019
In the movie, Rebel plays an ambitious young architect going by the name Natalie who is always marred by bad luck at work. Natalie has also has a pessimistic view on love and romance. While trying to stop a mugger in a NYC subway, Natalie accidentally hits her head and what happens next is jaw dropping, as she wakes up in a parallel (alternate) reality. In this reality, Natalie’s life events become similar to those present in cheesy romantic films.
Compared to other movies that Rebel Wilson has starred in, Isn’t It Romantic is slightly different. Unlike in film where Rebel steals scenes thanks to her comedic force, Isn’t It Romantic provides Rebel with a chance to play the leading role. Read more: Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour and Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair
In the Pitch Perfect series, Rebel plays a comedic supporting role and is always able to steal the spotlight by pure comedic force. It is worth noting that her roles in Pitch Perfect skyrocketed her status in Hollywood while also earning numerous awards and nominations. Rebel might be soon saying goodbye to comedic supporting roles. “Isn’t it Romantic,” casts Rebel Wilson as both comedienne and the lead lady in a captivating romantic plot.
Other Hollywood A-lists in the movie Isn’t It Romantic include.; Liam Hemsworth, Priyanka Chopra, and Adam DeVine. Liam plays the romantic interest, while Adam plays the competing love interest and best friend. Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra plays the role of a yoga ambassador from India.
Playing romantic lead roles comes with its sets of challenges, but Rebel Wilson makes it look easy. Wilson additionally shows off her dancing skills. While it’s easy to assume that Wilson is a naturally bold person, the assumption is far from being true.
Rebel Wilson admits to being painfully shy as child and teenager. Her boldness comes from a change in personality that saw Rebel reinvent herself. Before moving to NYC, Rebel began her career in the Australia where she often picked up acting roles in local theaters.
When in NYC, Rebel Wilson points out that people could break in laughter every time she was performing, this made her know what career path she had to pursue. She later began plying her trade as a comedienne under the talent agency “William Morris Endeavor,” the agency providing her with a platform for mainstream success.
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