You may have noticed that romantic comedies all seem to go by a similar formula. Some people hate romantic comedies while others just love to hate them.
Rebel Wilson is addressing the stereotypes and bringing her audience a new type of romantic comedy that is inside a movie about a 30 something-year-old named Valerie who hates romantic comedies.
This may seem confusing, but it makes much more sense if you watch the trailer for Isn’t It Romantic? that starts plus-size comedian Rebel Wilson in the lead role.
Rebel Wilson plays the architect who is completely cynical when it comes to love in real life New York who is transported to an alternate reality where her character is playing the lead role in a rom-com after having her head hit during a robbery. To her character Valerie, this is an absolute nightmare and she spends her time in the sugar sweet and filtered fantasy land trying to figure out how she can get out of it. Read more: Stunning Transformation of Rebel Wilson | TheList and Isn’t It Romantic Trailer: Rebel Wilson Stars | Hollywoodreporter
In this rom-com nightmare, she finds herself in the middle of a love triangle between Workaholics‘ Adame DeVine and Liam Hemsworth while her best friend, who just happens to be gay, gives her the sage advice that seems to be part of every romantic comedy. Rebel Wilson’s Isn’t It Romantic? seems to address almost every rom-com archetype that we all love to hate.
It’s a romantic comedy for people who hate romantic comedies and the people who love them that is coming to theatres in the United States on 2019’s Valentine’s Day. It’s a great option for a movie date for the evening that won’t be too sappy and is self-aware of its cheesiness. Learn more about Rebel Wilson: https://www.today.com/style/pitch-perfect-star-rebel-wilson-talks-clothing-line-hair-secrets-t139700
It includes most of the trappings of your typical romantic comedies as Rebel Wilson tries to make her way through the confusing and cliched world that she has always tried to avoid. From an early age, Valerie knew that real life was never going to be like the movies. After all, her mother informed her, they weren’t anything like Julia Roberts.
Rebel Wilson is known for her comedic roles in movies such as Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect and her performance in Isn’t It Romantic? looks promising.
Rebel Wilson was born in 1980 and is a native of Sydney, Australia. She made her way to the United States on a scholarship that was funded by Nicole Kidman from the Australian Theatre For Young People in 2003. After making her way to New York, she began to quickly make a name for herself and she just keeps getting bigger.