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How to be Single trailer gets debut from Rebel Wilson on Ellen DeGeneres' show

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Rebel Wilson dropped by Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show not just to profess her love for the host’s other guests, One Direction, but she also brought along the new trailer for her latest film, How to be Single.

The film stars Wilson as Robin, a party girl who helps her newly uncoupled friend Alice (Dakota Johnson) navigate the perilous landscape of dating in New York City.

“While my character is fiercely independent, Dakota’s character has just come out of a long-term relationship and is showing all the signs of codependency,” Wilson explained to EW. “Robin takes Alice under her wing, so to speak.”

As the trailer shows, that includes the art of getting drinks at a bar. (Hint: you don’t need the kind of wallet you think you might).

Directed by Christian Ditter (Love, Rosie), How to Be Single is based on Liz Tuccillo’s book and also stars Damon Wayans Jr., Anders Holm, and Alison Brie. It opens in theaters Feb. 12.

Watch Wilson’s Ellen appearance below. The trailer starts at the two-minute mark.

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