Rebel Wilson Plays An Anti-Romantic in the Romantic Comedy Isn’t It Romantic?

On Valentine’s Day of 2019, Rebel Wilson will star in a romantic comedy called Isn’t it Romantic?

According to this film, there is an alternate dimension or reality where romantic movie comedies take place. Like Friends, people live in huge apartments that most people could not afford in this reality. Learn more about Rebel Wilson: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/10/pitch-perfect-4-rebel-wilson and https://www.broadway.com/buzz/194108/rebel-wilson-to-play-jennyanydots-in-cats-film/

Like the movie called Enchanted, New York City is so clean that it never smells like garbage and it never rains or snows. Comic shenanigans are always happening and at any moment, somebody is going to break out into song. People are either working as an architect or a magazine editor.

Rebel plays an Australian architect who lives in New York City and actually would scorn the world described above. She thinks that rom-coms are not very realistic and are complete fantasies.

She tries to stop a mugger on an NYC subway train and for her efforts, she ends up unconscious. She wakes up in the alternate romantic universe and can only get back to her home dimension by falling in love.

Who stars in this romantic comedy? Rebel Wilson plays the architect who is named Natalie. Liam Hemsworth (well-known for playing Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) plays a guy named Blake who is a client in the real world and a romantic interest in the alternate dimension.

Adam DeVine plays Josh who is Natalie’s best friend in this reality and another romantic interest in the other reality. Read more: Rebel Wilson Joins Cats Movie Musical

Priyanka Chopra (well-known for the TV show called Quantico) is Isabella, a yoga ambassador in this reality and the alternate. Betty Gilpin plays Whitney, Natalie’s best friend in this reality and the other one.

Brandon Scott Jones is Donny, Natalie’s neighbor in this one and Natalie’s gay sidekick in the other dimension. Tom Ellis(from the TV show called Lucifer) plays Natalie’s doctor in both dimensions. Jennifer Saunders (from the classic British TV show Absolutely Fabulous) is Natalie’s mother in both realities.

The production history of this movie begins with Rebel getting hired for this New Line Cinema flick on May 23, 2016. The first draft of this script was written by Eric Cardilo and then revised by Kate Silverman and Dana Fox. Producers were then hired and they were Grand Scharbo, Todd Gartner and Gina Mathews. What was announced on March 22, 2017, was that Todd Strauss-Schulson was going to be the director of this flick.

This movie was also given its official title as Isn’t it Romantic? A new draft was then done and the author of this new draft was Paula Pell. On May 10, 2017, the next actor hired was Adam DeVIne (known from the Pitch Perfect franchise). Liam Hemsworth was hired on May 10th as well. Betty Gilpin became part of this movie in June of 2017.

The filming of this movie began in July of 2017.

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