Rebel Wilson – From Australian Celebrity To Hollywood A-Lister

Born in Sydney, Australia, Rebel Wilson became an A-list celebrity after stepping into Hollywood as a result of her roles in popular comedy films. Wilson was born to professional Beagle-breeder parents, and had 3 siblings.

When talking about her childhood, she notes that she was unusually shy, which was bordering on a social disorder. After reading that a person’s character becomes set in stone when they are 15, Wilson decided to try and overcome her shyness, pushing herself to join debate clubs in order to speak up more.

When she was in high school, Wilson was socially awkward, but was encouraged by Mrs. Bowmaker, her drama teacher to enter the Tournament of Minds, which is an Australian competition that features various segments such as improvising and performing.

That event managed to force her to come out of her shell, and she continues to credit her drama teacher for that, noting that she wouldn’t be where she is if it wasn’t for her. Read more: Isn’t Romantic Trailer – Hollywoodreporter and Isn’t Romantic Review

Her interest in acting started to intensify once she got a glimpse into the future. In 1997, when she was only 17, Wilson worked for a year for Australia’s Rotary International Youth Ambassador Program. During a trip to South Africa that was put together by the organization, Wilson contracted malaria, and started hallucinating in a fever-dream about her winning an Oscar.

Upon returning home to Australia, she decided to attend the Australian Theater for Young People and the University of New South Wales. Despite the fact that she didn’t aim to do comedy at first, she quickly changed lanes and her new game plan ended up leading her to Hollywood.

After taking part in a number of films and series in Australia, Rebel Wilson moved to America in 2010 when she was 30 years old, trying to break into Hollywood. Despite achieving a level of success in her home country, Wilson notes that no one thought she would become a feature film actress, but she managed to beat the odds.

She considers that being different and unique was a good thing for her when she walked into her agent’s office. People looked at her and noted that they didn’t have anyone with her looks, and managed to get signed right away – on the second day of being in the United States.

She became a part of the William Morris Endeavor talent house, and in quick fashion she got the role of Brynn in the 2011 movie Bridesmaids, which made her a popular figure in Hollywood.

During an interview, Wilson noted that actors who usually come to America from Australia are dramatic, and she considers that she is among the first comedy actors to come out of her home country, bringing her own style to America.

Learn more about Rebel Wilson:

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Isn’t It Romantic is Highlighted by Rebel Wilson’s Performance

Rebel Wilson is a riot in her new film Isn’t It Romantic. The actress brings her boisterous attitude to the big screen in this one, playing an Australian architect that lives in New York City. As always, Rebel showcases her talents in this production and proves that she truly is one of a kind.

Rebel Wilson hasn’t always been the confident and invoking figure she is today. Born in 1980 in Sydney, Australia, Rebel Wilson remembers being a shy girl growing up. She even recounts a time where her mother, a professional beagle breeder, dropped her off at a community acting class. Rebel wasn’t having any of it, forcing her mother to drag her out of the car and attend the class.

Wilson would go on to attend an all-girl high school and was encouraged by the high school drama teacher there. The school itself motivated young women to chase their dreams and go after passions they have.

Rebel’s anxiety of letting her dreams rest at the wayside motivated her to chase them and participate in various forms of improv and acting as a teen. She went on to have success in Australia on the stage and screen before moving to the United States in 2010.

When she moved to West Hollywood, California in 2010, the country wasn’t completely foreign to her. She spent some time in New York in the early 2000s when she worked with comedy enterprise Second City. It didn’t take long for Rebel to get a role in a big time US film production.

She was casted in Judd Apatow’s 2011 comedy Bridesmaids. Rebel has continued to thrive in movies, television, and on stage. There is no question that Rebel Wilson has many comedy forms in which she thrives in. Her latest role as Natalie in Isn’t It Romantic is unequivocally great.

Natalie is a complete skeptic when it comes to the idea of romantic comedies being real. She associates them to fantasy and nothing short of an event being played out to a pop song. Natalie has held this belief since childhood when her mother told her that romantic comedies aren’t realistic.

Upon the encouragement of a friend for her to get out and experience the community more, Natalie ventures out and seems to have a lead on a man appearing to flirt with her on the subway. Upon approaching him at the station, he attempts to mug Natalie but she fights him off and flees directly into a pole, knocking her unconscious.

Her world is an alternative universe when she wakes up. It is a real life romantic comedy that she must fight off to return to reality. Isn’t It Romantic hits theaters on February 13 in the US.

Learn more about Rebel Wilson:

https://www.thelist.com/41472/stunning-transformation-rebel-wilson/
https://ew.com/movies/2018/10/31/rebel-wilson-isnt-it-romantic-trailer/

The Chainsmokers’ New Song

The Chainsmokers were formed in 2012 when Alex Pall met Andrew “Drew” Taggart and the duo decided to make a go of making music. They spent years practicing and perfecting their synergy and sound before performing their debut show in 2014 as the opening act for Timeflies at Terminal 5. They knew that had something going for them, and began recording and releasing music of their own.

They have released many EPs, a full-length album and many singles. The singles are often released for free to their fans through their official website. These singles are a way for them to keep new music in play all the time, as well as an outlet for sings they love but can’t fit on an album.

The most recent of their singles, “Side Effects”, is a collaboration with singer Emily Warren. Warren is a frequent collaborator and good friend of the Chainsmokers. They call her smart and creative, stressing that they work well with her and always have. They prefer to collaborate with musicians who they get along with personally. By just hanging around with the guest musician, they often conceive of a song on the fly with their collaborator.

With their music, the Chainsmokers like to write about events and feelings they are going through. This personal approach to music is a-typical of the dance/electronic genre, but Pall and Taggart want to push the boundaries on defined musical genres. They integrates other musical styles in their songs as often as they can, such as the upbeat sound of the disco and funk inspired “Side Effects.” Much of their recent music has been slower in tempo and had a darker tone, but with summer here the Chainsmokers decided to make something that “bangs” to release for summer, and “Side Effects” meets the criteria.

The Chainsmokers have gone from being a couple of guys behind turntables to performing with many elements of a traditional band. They are particularly fond of drums during their live show. They also are bringing Emily Warren on tour for a few dates, hoping the exposure will help.

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