Fact: Australian comedienne Rebel Wilson will conjure up the ghost of Amy Winehouse for a scene in Pitch Perfect 3. The actress was snapped on the Atlanta, Georgia set dressed up like Amy, complete with beehive haircut and tattoos, on Monday (30Jan17).
Fact: Fans of Pitch Perfect will have to wait a little longer for the third instalment of the blockbuster a cappella film to premiere - bosses at Universal have moved the release date of Pitch Perfect 3 to 22 December, 2017. The move comes weeks after executives pushed the released date from July (17) to August (17). Elizabeth Banks returns as director for the film, and most of the cast is also reprising their roles, including Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson.
Quote: "I didn't realise how hard it is to own a boat. You have to learn how to use the boat, learn how to do ropes, learn how to park the boat, learn how to clean the boat. I didn't really quite think it through... I did have a crash, into my neighbour's boat." Actress Rebel Wilson gifted herself with a boat for Christmas, but it hasn't been easy sailing.
Tweet: "Pitch Perfect 2 album just got nominated for a Grammy!! Go Pitches X and congrats again to our amazing music team". Actress Rebel Wilson can't believe the musical comedy's soundtrack has landed a Grammy Award nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Fact: Fans of the PITCH PERFECT musical comedy franchise have been given the chance to land a walk-on role in the upcoming movie sequel by submitting a virtual audition using popular app Dubsmash. Entrants must record a segment of their favourite Pitch Perfect 2 soundbite on the dubbing app's special film gallery and post the results on social media using the hashtag #PitchSmash. The winner will land a small appearance in Pitch Perfect 3, which will begin filming next year (16), with stars including Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick returning to reprise their roles.
Fact: Bosses at Universal Pictures are moving forward with a new sequel in PITCH PERFECT franchise. Screenwriter Kay Cannon, who penned the 2012 original and its new follow-up, Pitch Perfect 2, is in talks to come up with a new adventure for the musical comedy. It is not yet known if stars including Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick will return for the planned third installment. Pitch Perfect 2, directed by actress Elizabeth Banks, has already raked in $250 million (£156 million) following its release last month (May15).
Quote: "A fun fact about the second movie is they noticed after filming that my pants were see through, so a lot of the making out and rolling around on the ground had to be cut. We actually went for, like, seven minutes because we were going for an MTV Movie Award Best Kiss, because it's all about the trophies." Rebel Wilson on her risque make-out scenes with Adam Devine in Pitch Perfect 2.
Quote: "I talked to Russell Crowe recently; I think he's a really good actor and I've made terrible jokes about him in the past but he still likes me. I would love for him to play my dad in something." PITCH PERFECT star Rebel Wilson is keen to work with fellow Antipodean Crowe.
Quote: "I was in Mozambique (on a trip) (and) I caught malaria and the medicines caused a hallucination. I dreamt I won an Oscar for acting. I know it sounds stupid, but it was so real and I just knew then it would happen." Comedienne Rebel Wilson on her pre-fame Oscar dream.
Fact: Australian actress Rebel Wilson showed off her rapping skills on presenter Graham Norton's U.K. talk show by performing a version of Salt-N-Pepa's 1988 hit Push It while stalking the studio barefoot. The bizarre moment is due to air in Britain on Friday (19Dec14).
Quote: "I have had a meeting, but who knows? They have to look at the script when it's finished. I would even do that without the money truck. I'd do that for free. I probably shouldn't say that." Actress Rebel Wilson confirms she's in the running for a role in the new Ghostbusters movie.
Quote: "It's just so emotional because in the movie his character knows he's not going to be alive the next day and he gives this speech and it was just me and my assistant Katie just sitting in this screening room just crying. It's super, super emotional." Rebel Wilson admits watching the late Robin Williams' final scene in the latest Night At The Museum sequel at a recent cast screening was tough.
Fact: Bridesmaids star Rebel Wilson is close to signing on to lead the cast in a remake of Goldie Hawn's hit 1980 movie Private Benjamin. The Australian comedienne/actress will reportedly play a naive country girl who joins the U.S. Marines in the new movie.
Fact: Actress Brittany Snow is joining her Pitch Perfect co-stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson for the highly-anticipated sequel to the a capella-centred comedy. Snow will reprise her role as Chloe in Pitch Perfect 2, which will mark actress Elizabeth Banks' directorial debut.
Quote: "I basically worked and sat at home by myself! I never usually have an exciting Valentine's Day. One time, when I was in high school, I ordered myself flowers and chocolate, to make it seem like I had a secret admirer! Yeah, that was about the most exciting Valentine's Day I've ever had." Bridesmaids star Rebel Wilson is never visited by Cupid on the most romantic day of the year.
Fact: Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson have confirmed they will be part of the Pitch Perfect sequel. The two actresses have closed deals to reprise their roles as Beca and Fat Amy for Pitch Perfect 2, which will mark their co-star Elizabeth Banks' directorial debut.
Quote: "She didn't think I was an actress; she thought I worked on the catering truck!" Comedienne Rebel Wilson reveals meeting actress Joan Collins was her most unpleasant run-in with a celebrity.
Tweet: "Read in an article that my show has a 26.3 per cent chance of surviving... Um, I had a .03 per cent chance of mounting Channing Tatum and I already did that!" Comedienne Rebel Wilson has high hopes for her new U.S. Tv series Super Fun Night.
Quote: "I'm trying to implement a rule where I don't work on weekends. I get why other people in the industry crack - the workload is intense. But I feel like you have to have a social life. Otherwise, I'll wake up and be 40 and be like, 'Why am I alone?'" Comedienne Rebel Wilson insists on keeping her weekends to herself to avoid a celebrity meltdown.
Quote: "Kay Cannon, the screenwriter, sent me the script over on Facebook. I was like, 'Is this even professional and for real?' But as soon as I read the script I knew it was something I wanted to do." Rebel Wilson received the script for PITCH PERFECT online.
Quote: "I could play black. I'm really into fat white chicks. I'm inside one right now." Comedienne Rebel Wilson jokes about losing out to Jamie Foxx for the lead role in Django Unchained.
Fact: MTV Movie Awards host Rebel Wilson stunned viewers of the telecast on Sunday night (14Apr13) by faking a wardrobe malfunction and exposing a pair of fake breasts while talking about body image.
Quote: "I'm a bit surprised that they asked me to host - and so is MTV. They thought I was Adele." Comedienne Rebel Wilson jokes about her Mtv Movie Awards hosting gig.
Fact: Bryan Cranston, Mads Mikkelsen and Rebel Wilson have been added to the star-studded voice cast of DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 3. Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Seth Rogan will reprise their roles in the hit cartoon franchise centred around Black's martial arts fighting panda, Po.
Tweet: "I just got a really nice letter couriered to my house from Michelle Obama!! Pretty exciting, it's on White House stationery." Actress Rebel Wilson was thrilled by a note from the U.S. First Lady on Thursday (04Apr13).
Quote: "One day, if things don't work out, I might be a barrister!" Comedienne Rebel Wilson always has her law degree to fall back on if she ever decides to quit Hollywood.
Quote: "I have had a meeting about being in The Hunger Games. Yes. It was one of the people in the capitol. That's all I'll say... because there aren't a lot of roles open, because they've all already been cast, but that would be awesome. I'd love to be in The Hunger Games." Comedian Rebel Wilson confirms reports she's in negotiations to land a role in Catching Fire.
Fact: Bridesmaids actress Rebel Wilson will host the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in April (13).
Fact: Bridesmaids comedienne Rebel Wilson had the time of her life on Tuesday (13Nov12) after finding herself sitting next to Hollywood hunk Zac Efron courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers game. The pair posed for photos together and the Australian actress even managed to land a kiss from the High School Musical star, who posted the image on Twitter.com and quipped, "She's a Laker fan too??? I think I'm in love."
Quote: "I invite other celebrities over, and we rid the stresses of Hollywood by soaking in 104-degree water. It's good." Actress Rebel Wilson bonds with her star pals by inviting them over for a soak in her hot tub.
Fact: Bridesmaids star Rebel Wilson has shed 22 pounds (10 kilograms) since signing on the new spokeswoman for weight-loss firm Jenny Craig in her native Australia. The actress tells People magazine, "(If) Channing Tatum is at the end of the street and I just had to run... I could do that now."