How Rebel Wilson Fought the MPAA to Change The Hustle's R-Rating to PG-13

How Rebel Wilson Fought the MPAA to Change The Hustle's R-Rating to PG-13
Rebel Wilson fought the MPAA for The Hustle's PG-13 rating. The upcoming comedy is another take on 1988's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which was a remake of the 1964 comedy Bedtime Story. In the original movies, two male scam artists are trying to manipulate rich women out of their money. The Hustle takes the same premise and flips it, making Wilson and co-star Anne Hathaway the scam artists as they go after the money of rich men. So far, the trailer has been getting positive responses from moviegoers.

After going through the ratings process, the MPAA gave The Hustle an R-rating. However, Rebel Wilson did not believe the comedy deserved the rating, which she called "rude" in a recent interview. Since she was a producer on the movie and had so much invested in it, she decided to go into the arbitration hearing and fight for a PG-13 rating. Wilson has
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