Rebel Wilson is having a banner year and a banner B-day. The Aussie-Actress hit up Instagram recently to dish on her wonderful birthday adventures. Adventures that included a private cake-making excursion as well as a surprise birthday bash. The surprise was thrown by some of her friends and co-stars.
According to Wilson’s posts the party ended up in Beverly Hills where the group took part in a 30-minute rehearsal. The culmination of the rehearsal was a Cats-themed dance number featuring Wilson front-and-center donning fluffy pink ears. Wilson coined the performance Catzercise.
Wilson has been a frequent headliner recently in more ways than one. When she it not featured in articles about her birthday adventures, she is also headlining a series of films coming out in 2019. The movies end with the anticipated film version of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Cats. Wilson is one of many big names donning cat ears for the film release.
She will be playing the part of Jennyanydots alongside actors like Idris Elba, Ian McKellen, and Jennifer Hudson. Additionally, the movie also features Taylor Swift. Despite bearing a late-December release the movie is already garnering a lot of attention. It should be a nice feather in Wilson’s cap and a good finish to a busy year.
Presently, Rebel Wilson is just getting past the release of her rom-com Isn’t It Romantic. The twist on the traditional romantic comedy hit theaters on Valentine’s Day and co-starred Liam Hemsworth and Adam DeVine. Read more: Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour and Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair
The film followed Wilson in the role of Natalie, a jaded architect who hits her head and wakes up in an alternate reality. The alternate reality of a sappy rom-com. The film did well in the box office and bore the distinction of being Wilson’s first outing as a leading lady. Up until now she has played the plucky comedic relief supporting roles. Isn’t It Romantic is just the beginning, however, as Wilson will be back on the big screen soon.
The Aussie-actress is also co-headlining the remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels with Anne Hathaway. The remake, called The Hustle, will be showing soon and features Wilson in the Steve Martin role. The film actually debuted its trailers during Isn’t It Romantic’s run. Cats will be Wilson’s final film of 2019. As she is also playing a featured role in Cats 2019 might just bode well for Wilson and launch her career to new heights. If all else fails she can release a new exercise series called Catzercise.
About Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson began her career in Australia. The actress and comedienne wrote and produced many special, movies, and plays during her tenure there. She moved to the U.S. to break out into the stateside film industry.
Her first big role came in the movie Bridesmaids where she played the role of Brynn. Her breakout role came with the film Pitch Perfect where she scored the defining role of Fat Amy. Now two sequels later she has been a part of many films as scene-stealing supporting roles. Her appearance in Isn’t It Romantic signals the elevation of her career.
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