On March 2nd, Wilson celebrated her 39th birthday and shared the experience with her fans through several posts on Instagram. Alongside attending a cake making class, the Isn’t It Romantic? star shared her Catzercise experience with her friends. After rehearsing their routine for 30 minutes, Wilson uploaded their small performance to Instagram along with sending praises to the workout.
“The new way to get that hot Summer bod: CATZERCISE. Don’t be a pussy and try it.” She posted this caption attached to one of the pictures taken with her and her friends. Read more: Pitch Perfect for Rebel Wilson | VanityFair
The exercise was most likely a homage to Rebel Wilson’s upcoming role in the 2019 production of the iconic musical CATS. In the play, Wilson will play as Jennyanydots alongside some other familiar names such as Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, and Ian McKellen with a few another notable names as well. The film is expected to hit theaters December 20th this year.
Wilson has long since shown she has the chops for comedy ever since she bursted onto the film scene. Rebel was born back in 1980 and grew up in Sydney, Australia.
She graduated the Australian Theatre for Young People before she studied and trained alongside a group known as The Second City, which is a comedy improv group while she was studying in New York through her school’s ATYP International Scholarship Wilson started gaining some public traction in 2002 through her own written stage musical, The Westie Monologues. In 2003, Wilson got her true start in the industry playing in comedy shows such as Fat Pizza and The Wedge as the character known as Toula.
She didn’t see a true boom to her acting career until she made the move to Hollywood.
While she was in a few notable movies like Ice Age: Continental Drift and Bachelorette, the role that actually brought her to the international fame was her role as Fat Amy in the modern classic Pitch Perfect franchise.
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