The comedy actress, Rebel Wilson has become one of the leading character actors on the circuit for romantic comedies and family movies. However, the actress, who refers to herself as “plus-sized” has yet to break into the elite of Hollywood because she has remained true to herself and not chased the glamorous image of many of her co-stars.
The actress looks set to alter the course of her own career and break down many Hollywood barriers with her latest role as the lead of her own rom-com, “Isn’t It Romantic.” Learn more about Rebel Wilson: https://www.instagram.com/rebelwilson/?hl=en
Rebel Wilson took to Twitter to share the news of the production of her first role as the sole lead of her own romantic comedy in 2018 and stated her belief it could be genre-defying. The movie sees Wilson play a New York architect who is a devoted fan of romantic comedy movies and finds herself living in a rom-com after a fall leaves her injured. Read more: Rebel Wilson Joins Cats Movie Musical and Rebel Wilson Isn’t it Romantic First Book
In a series of tweets, Wilson explained the move to a romantic comedy lead was a major jump for herself and “plus-sized” women everywhere as she was among the first to star in an A-list romantic comedy.
“Isn’t It Romantic” stars the Australian actress’ fellow Aussie, Liam Hemsworth and her fellow “Pitch Perfect” star, Adam DeVine. The actress has been moving towards headlining her own romantic comedy throughout her career after finding her way to stardom in a number of Australian movies before a move to Hollywood changed her life forever. Despite her starring roles in Australian movies such as “Pizza” the actress came to the attention of a global audience when she took the role of Kristen Wiig’s roommate in the 2011 comedy “Bridesmaids.”
One of the most appealing aspects of the career of Rebel Wilson has been her commitment to remaining true to herself and the weight she is comfortable living her life at.
While most of her fellow actress’ chase the perfection of a size zero body shape, Wilson has made a commitment to live a healthier lifestyle with a more balanced diet without making major sacrifices.
Rebel Wilson has admitted to changing her diet and lifestyle but still wants to enjoy the fun aspects of her diet with rewards for living well each day. Although her most famous role is that of “Pitch Perfect’s” Fat Amy, Wilson believes her own story of moving from eating trashy food to living a gluten-free lifestyle is empowering to those who are following in her footsteps in the acting profession.