This is amazing news! Aussie actress Rebel Wilson who's currently taking the US by storm, appearing in Judd Appatow's Bridesmaids and the Anna Kendrick starrer Pitch Perfect which is released today, is set to host the 2013 MTV Movie Awards. Rising to fame on account of her deadpan delivery and knack with comic timing, we're not surpised to see her land this impressive role. Has she got the comic chops to carry the night? We reckon we're in safe enough hands.
Rebel impressed us first with her performance as Matt Lucas's lazy, nosey sister in Bridesmaids before a more front and centre role came with the hilarious Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect. Coming next for Wilson is a role among the company of Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain. Not too shabby, for a . If you weren't familiar with the name Rebel Wilson, read the following five facts and consider yourselves informed; she'll be sticking around for quite some time.
1. Rebel is a huge fan of gangsta rap.
2. She's also a distant relative of Walt Disney.
3. She may play airy fairy characters on screen but in real life she's no dummy, in fact she has a law degree.
4. Miss Wilson's got quite an interesting family, her parents are both professional dog showers.
5. When did she decide to get into acting? After contracting malaria, she experienced a fever-induced vision of herself as an Oscar winning actress. She then went about making this happen. Well on her way, it seems.