Rebel Wilson To Relive School Days in Netflix Comedy


| LAST UPDATE 04/13/2022

By Lily Tipton
Rebel Wilson, Senior Year
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It's been a while, but Rebel Wilson is back! And if the trailer for her latest movie is anything to go off, she'll have us laughing like the good old days in no time! In her latest Netflix film, Senior Year, Rebel stars as a 37-year-old woman who wakes up from a coma to shockingly discover she's been asleep for twenty years! Here's what to know about the hilarious release.

As Netflix teased, the film will follow Wilson as she decides to head back to high school and pick back up where she left off. The only issue is that she's twenty years older than her peers... We're not embarrassed to admit that we've rewatched this hilarious trailer multiple times to keep us going till the release date. "Everybody else has gotten to go on and live their lives, and what? I'm supposed to just jump forward? I mean, I just found out there are eight more Fast & Furious movies!" her character jokes. "I wanna go back to school, finish my senior year. ... High school was just like yesterday for me, it won't be weird." Rocking her iconic outfits from the 2000s and strolling through the school's corridors, she discovers high school is a whole new experience nowadays. How will she navigate this?

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Wilson took to her Instagram account to announce the release of the trailer. She wrote, "Get ready for high school… AGAIN! So excited to share the trailer for my new film #SeniorYear coming to Netflix on May 13th!" Previously discussing the movie in a press release, the actress said, "Senior Year is like the wildly funny love child of Bring It On and Never Been Kissed. It will literally bring 'cheer' into your homes! I can't wait for everyone to see Senior Year on Netflix this May 13."

Rebel Wilson, Netflix Comedy
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Alongside Rebel, many other iconic stars will be joining her on-screen to play supporting roles - including Alicia Silverstone, Justin Hartley, Angourie Rice, Sam Richardson, Zoë Chao, Mary Holland, and Chris Parnell! Wilson rarely disappoints, so this film is set to be the ultimate romantic-comedy treat. Check it out on Netflix on May 13!

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