Rebel Wilsons senior year is the latest addition to Netflix’s rom-com series for this year. The film is the comedian’s latest role after a long hiatus, and it’s packed with jokes you won’t want to miss.
The film is Alex Hardcastle’s directorial debut and follows a high school cheerleader as she tries to restore her life after waking up from a 20-year coma. The screenplay was adapted by Brandon Scott Jones and a division of Paramount Pictures is producing the film in association with Netflix.
Here’s everything from the Netflix comedy’s release date, plot, and trailer breakdown.
When will Rebel Wilson’s senior year Premiering on Netflix?
The comedy flick will premiere on Netflix this Friday, May 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET.
What to expect from the film senior year?
senior year follows Stephanie, a popular cheerleader who is at the top of her game and seems unstoppable. But her life takes a wild turn when mad jealousy and an unfortunate stunt failure leave her in a 20-year coma.
When she recovers, she is visibly confused because the world around her is very different from the time she lived in. Still, she mustered up the courage to return to school in 2022 to complete her senior year of high school.
However, returning to her senior year at 37 and attempting to win prom queen again proves not to be as easy as Rebel Wilson’s character anticipates, and this is where the comedic plot begins. The official synopsis for the senior year reads,
“A cheerleading stunt gone wrong landed her in a 20-year coma. Now she’s 37, freshly woken up and ready to live her high school dream: to be prom queen.”
The occupation senior year
Rebel Wilson, who portrays protagonist Stephanie, returned to acting with this film after taking a year off in 2020 to lose 60 pounds. This isn’t her first collaboration with Netflix as she has performed before Isn’t it romantic? lost as an architect in an alternate universe.
Mary Holland, Alicia Silverstone, Zoe Chao, Sam Richardson, Justin Hartley, Angourie Rice, Brandon Scott Jones and Lucy Taylor are among a number of other actors set to star alongside her in the comedy.
Don’t forget to catch senior year on Netflix this Friday, May 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. PT/ 3:00 p.m. ET.