Isn’t it Romantic? Rebel Wilson’s Romantic Comedy
Rebel Wilson is an Australian comedian, actress, writer and producer. HEr romantic comedy trailer starts with a scene of preteen Natalie, sitting on the rug watching the movie Pretty Woman.
As the song, plays loudly in the background an older woman walks into the room and takes a seat on the sofa. She tells Natalie that life is not a fairy tale like the movie. The young girl asks why? The older woman tells her they do not look like Julia Roberts.
Fast forward 25 years. Natalie is at work discussing how romantic comedies are lies. Her colleague tells her that she may be more approachable if she would be more open.
Natalie is at a train station and a man approaches her. He introduces himself as Jack. Natalie smiles reaching into her purse then Jack punches her in the stomach and attempts to grab her purse. As he tries to run away he collides with a trash receptacle. Natalie grabs her purse and as she turns around, she slams into a pillar and knocks herself out. Read more: Isn’t It Romantic Trailer | Glamour and Pitch Perfect 4 Rebel Wilson | Vanity Fair
Natalie awakens with beautiful flowers in view. A doctor is checking her eyes with a medical penlight. She asks the doctor where she is and he tells her, the Emergency Room. This emergency room is a large, private room with lots of windows, sunlight, muted pastels and a good looking doctor in blue scrubs. Natalie tells him it looks more like Williams-Sonoma.
Natalie is discharged and makes her way across New York City. Everything looks beautiful, light and romantic. Love is everywhere, hearts in the water, flower shops with beautiful bouquets and Natalie’s apartment has been transformed, replaced by beautiful, expensive, classy items, a massive closet with all the shoes and clothes that she could ever want. Follow Rebel Wilson on Instagram and Twitter
The Emergency Dispatch operator repeats all the good things that have happened to Natalie’s apartment, rolls her eyes and hangs up on her.
Natalie calls 911 to complain that all her personal belongings have been replaced and her apartment is much bigger. Natalie feels she is in an alternate universe. Natalie has a gay side-kick, which is the way she describes him to her friends at work. He is fun and does leg raises. This best friend, side kick, shows up a few times during the trailer.
There are dance scenes to Whitney Houston’s I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Natalie tells her sidekick the main goal is to get a man to fall in love with her. Scenes fade in and out with men who are interested in Natalie, everywhere she goes. People all around her are falling in love. There the general feeling of romance everywhere.
The final scene is one Natalie waking up in satin pyjamas and a handsome young man emerging from her bathroom with a towel wrapped around his wait, bare chested implies that they had been together the night before. Natalie is incredulous. The scene replays itself as she jumps on him and tackles him to the ground.