According to The Wrap, Rebel Wilson has signed on to star in a remake of the hit ‘80s comedy, Private Benjamin, for New Line. In the film, the site is reporting that Wilson will play a redneck who enlists in the Marines along with a rich city girl in a fish-out-of-water comedy. The original starred Goldie Hawn and was a massive success for Warner Bros., grossing nearly $70 million and spinning off into a TV series.
Wilson is making a name for herself as one of the most high-profile comedic actresses in Hollywood with starring roles in Super Fun Night and Pitch Perfect 2. She has also signed on to play a supporting role in 2014's Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, starring Ben Stiller.
[via The Wrap]