Rebel Wilson Enjoys Cats-themed Frivolity on Her Birthday
Rebel Wilson had a fun birthday. The Aussie-actress recently turned 39 and celebrated her special day with a few highlights. First, she made her own birthday cake at the Milk Bar. Second, she got a surprise party from her friends that features some Cats-esque dancing.
According to Wilson’s Twitter the party wound up in Beverly Hills where Wilson and company enjoyed a thirty-minute dance rehearsal. They promptly recorded the choreographed number, featuring Wilson center with pink fuzzy ears and paws. Wilson jokingly referred to it as “Catzercise”.
Rebel Wilson first made a name for herself in Australia. The actress broke out into T.V. and film, writing a producing many shows and specials. Her career finally took her stateside where she broke out in Bridesmaids. Although her character, Brynn, was a highlight Wilson did not really break out until Pitch Perfect. The film made Wilson and her popular Fat Amy character returned for both sequels. Since then Wilson has played mainly supporting roles. At least that is how it was before “Isn’t It Romantic”.
“Isn’t It Romantic” is the first film in a Rebel Wilson trifecta that will expand across 2019. The film is a rom-com trapped within a rom-com and features Wilson in the lead role. The role is her first time playing a lead and Wilson has performed excellently. Released on Valentine’s Day the film grossed well and served as a great lead in to her other films. Wilson will return to the screen with “The Hustle” next.
A remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, “The Hustle” stars Wilson in the Steve Martin role with Anne Hathaway performing the Michael Caine role. The movie will mark another lead role for Wilson. If that is enough, however, the actress will finish out the year with the film version of Cats. She will join a talented cast as Jennyanydots, hence the Cats-themed birthday party. Read more: Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair and Isn’t it Romantic Trailer | Glamour
Cats is already receiving a lot of attention as it stars some big names and holds the distinction of being popular Broadway fare. Wilson is very excited for the film and tweeted about it. The film co-stars Taylor Swift, Ian McKellen, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, and James Corden.
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