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Rebel Wilson Joins Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony’s ‘Grimsby’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Rebel Wilson is set to join Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Strong in the Sony action-comedy “Grimsby.”

The film is directed by Louis Leterrier with a story by Baron Cohen & Phil Johnston and a screenplay by Baron Cohen, Johnston and Peter Baynham.

Story follows a British black ops spy, played by Strong, who’s forced to team up with his idiotic English football hooligan brother, played by Baron Cohen.

Baron Cohen and Nira Park will produce with Johnston, Baynham, Louise Rosner, Todd Schulman, James Biddle, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Ant Hines and Adam McKay exec producing.

Production is set to start sometime this summer.

Besides Melissa McCarthy, Wilson is starting to become one of Hollywood’s most popular actresses when it comes to comedic roles. She recently wrapped production on Fox’s “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” and is set to reprise her role as Fat Amy in “Pitch Perfect 2.”

She also is set to star in the reboot of the Goldie Hawn comedy “Private Benjamin.” She is repped by WME.

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