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    Rebel Wilson Pitch Perfect Premiere - P 2012
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    Rebel Wilson
    Wild Child

    The 27-year-old Aussie actress is popping up on every platform, with a TV pilot (ABC's Super Fun Night), a hosting gig (MTV Movie Awards, up double digits in the ratings) and a red-hot movie career that includes memorable turns in the hits Bridesmaids ($288.4 million in worldwide box office) and Pitch Perfect ($113 million) as well as new entry Pain & Gain, which opened to a modest but weekend-winning $20.2 million.

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    "Rebel has the skill of being able to say a joke that nobody else could get away with," says Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, who customized Wilson's role after seeing her audition. "Coming from anyone else, it would be too mean or too politically incorrect or too weird, but Rebel just completely sells it."

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