Rebel Wilson: CBS Buys Comedy From 'Bridesmaids' Star
Rebel Wilson, "Bridesmaids" other scene-stealer (besides Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy), has sold a comedy to CBS.
According to EW, Wilson will star in "Super Fun Night," a multi-camera comedy about three nerdy friends who go on a quest to have an epic night every Friday night. The Australian actress will write and co-executive produce the pilot and Conan O'Brien is on board as a producer.
McCarthy, who currently stars in CBS's "Mike and Molly," sold two comedy projects to the network to the network as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, one comedy follows a woman in her forties who has a midlife crisis, the other is centered on David Gell, a 37-year-old man who still lives at home.
Wilson is poised to have a big year in 2012: Besides this possible series, she co-stars in "Bachelorette" opposite Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher and Kirsten Dunst. In the new raunchy film, Wilson's character invites her former high school tormenters (Caplan, Fisher and Dunst) to her wedding.