ISN’T IT ROMANTIC
Initial release: February 14, 2019 (USA)
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Music composed by: Jon Brion, John Debney.
Screenplay: Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox
Producers: Todd Garner, Gina Matthews
Natalie is an architect from New York who works hard to get noticed in her work, but is more likely to deliver coffee and rolls than to design the next skyscraper in the city. Things go wrong in strangers when they knock her unconscious during a subway robbery and wake up magically to find herself in an alternate universe. Always cynical about love, Natalie’s worst nightmare soon becomes a reality when she suddenly discovers that she is playing the protagonist of a real-life romantic comedy.
For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that she is self-aware of her existence in a “PG-13 Universe” and must escape every cliché in order to finally fall in love and achieve the happily ever after that will bring her back to reality.
1. Rebel Wilson as Natalie, an Australian architect from New York
Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, writer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as Toula on the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. In 2008, Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride. The following year, she won the Tropfest best actress award for her role in Bargain and made a guest appearance in City Homicide. Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson was cast as Brynn in the feature film Bridesmaids. Wilson also appeared in A Few Best Men, What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Struck by Lightning, leading Variety to name her one of their “Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011”. She also appeared as Becky in Bachelorette and starred in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect film series as Fat Amy, a role that earned her several award nominations and wins, including the MTV Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress. She has also created and starred in Super Fun Night, a television comedy that aired for one season on ABC.
2. Liam Hemsworth as Blake, a client and one of two love interests in Natalie’s life.
Liam Hemsworth (born 13 January 1990) is an Australian actor. He played the roles of Josh Taylor in the soap opera Neighbours and Marcus in the children’s television series The Elephant Princess. In American films, Hemsworth starred as Will Blakelee in The Last Song (2010), as Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015), and as Jake Morrison in Independence Day: Resurgence (2016).
Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (née van Os), an English teacher, and Craig Hemsworth, a social services consultant. His two older brothers are Chris and Luke Hemsworth, who also work as actors. His maternal grandfather is a Dutch immigrant, and his other ancestry is English, Irish, Scottish and German. Hemsworth has said that although there is competition for jobs among them, it is friendly: “We are brothers and we are always competitive, but it is a good thing, it pushes us and we are always happy when someone reserves something”.
When Hemsworth was in year 8, he and his family moved to Phillip Island, a small Australian island southeast of Melbourne. Hemsworth says he spent much of his time there surfing with his brothers. In March 2009, Hemsworth moved to the United States to continue his career there. He and his brother Chris stayed in the guesthouse of Chris’s manager, William Ward, before renting his own apartment in Los Angeles.
3. Adam DeVine as Josh, Natalie’s best friend and one of two love interests in Natalie’s life
Adam Patrick DeVine (born November 7, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and singer. He is one of the protagonists and co-creators of the series Comedy Central Workaholics, as well as House Party, by Adam DeVine.
He plays the role of Bumper in the musical films Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 and Andy in the comedy Modern Family. Her other roles include Neighbors, The Intern, The Final Girls, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Game Over, Man! and when we met. He has expressed characters in films such as Ice Age: Collision Course and The Lego Batman Movie. DeVine has expressed characters in animated series Uncle Grandpa, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero and Vampirina.
DeVine was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on November 7, 1983, the son of Dennis and Penny DeVine. In 2002, she graduated from Millard South High School in Omaha, Nebraska, where she grew up. [Citation needed] DeVine attended Orange Coast University, along with his friend and future co-star Blake Anderson. Later he moved to Los Angeles, where he began to work as a comedian and actor.
In June 1995, when he was 11 years old, DeVine was riding his bicycle down a street in . After waiting for three cement trucks to pass, a fourth truck, previously blocked by the opposite traffic, hit him. It went under the first two wheels of the 42-ton truck and slid 500 feet. He was unconscious, suffered a sharp shock and fell into a coma. He was taken to intensive care, where he woke up two weeks later.
4. Priyanka Chopra as Isabella, a yoga ambassador.
Priyanka Chopra (pronounced [prɪjaːŋkaː tʃoːpɽaː]; born on July 18, 1982), also known by her married name Priyanka Chopra Jonas, is an actress, singer, film producer, Indian philanthropist and Miss World winner. 2000. One of India’s best-paid and most popular celebrities, Chopra has received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Indian government honored her with Padma Shri, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2017 and 2018, Forbes included her among the 100 most powerful women in the world.
Although Chopra initially aspired to study aeronautical engineering, he accepted offers to join the Indian film industry, which emerged as a result of the triumphs in his contest, making his Bollywood debut in The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003). She portrayed the protagonist of box office successes Andaaz (2003) and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and received critical acclaim for her role in the 2004 thriller Aitraaz. In 2006, Chopra established herself as a leading actress of Indian cinema with leading roles in the highest-grossing productions Krrish and Don. After a brief setback, she was praised for playing a model with problems in the drama Fashion (2008), which earned her the National Film Award for best actress. Chopra won a broader recognition for portraying a variety of characters in the films Kaminey (2009), 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014) and Bajirao Mastani (2015), and appear in the commercially successful sequels Don 2 (2011) and Krrish 3 (2013). From 2015 to 2018, she played Alex Parrish on the ABC Quantico suspense series, becoming the first South Asian to headline an American drama series. Since then, Chopra has appeared in the Hollywood movies Baywatch (2017) and A Kid Like Jake (2018).
On May 23, 2016, it was reported that Rebel Wilson would act as Natalie in an untitled romantic comedy film by New Line Cinema, from an original screenplay by Erin Cardillo and rewritten by Dana Fox and Katie Silberman, while the producers it would be Todd Garner. , Grant Scharbo, and Gina Matthews. On March 22, 2017, Todd Strauss-Schulson was hired to direct the film, entitled Is not It Romantic, while it was revealed that a final draft of the script was made by Paula Pell. On May 10, Adam DeVine, who previously co-starred with Wilson in the first two films of Pitch Perfect, and Liam Hemsworth were chosen to interpret the love interests in Natalie’s life. Priyanka Chopra also participated in the film in May. On June 14, 2017, Betty Gilpin was chosen to play Natalie’s assistant, Whitney, and one of her best friends.
Isn’t It Romantic is scheduled to be released on February 13, 2019, by Warner Bros. Pictures.