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Rebel Wilson to Star in Romantic Comedy for New Line (EXCLUSIVE)

Pitch Perfect” star Rebel Wilson is attached to an untitled romantic comedy for New Line, Variety has learned.

Producers are Todd Garner, Grant Scharbo and Gina Matthews. The studio and producers are seeking a director.

Erin Cardillo wrote the original script about a cynical young woman who doesn’t believe in love and then wakes up one day to discover that her life has become a romantic comedy. The rewrite is by Dana Fox and Katie Silberman.

Wilson starred in both “Pitch Perfect” movies and is attached to the upcoming “Pitch Perfect 3.” Credits for the Australian actress include “Bridesmaids,” “How to Be Single,” “Grimsby” and the upcoming “Absolutely Fabulous Movie.”

Garner produced both the “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” movies along with “Into the Storm” and “Knight and Day.” Scharbo and Matthews were executive producers on several TV series including “The Gates,” “Missing” and “Rush.” Matthews also was a producer on the feature films “13 Going on 30” and “What Women Want.”

Wilson is repped by WME.

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