Olivia Wilde Overseeing ‘Year One’ Orgy With Jack Black, Michael Cera

Combining the forces that gave us “Superbad,” “School of Rock” and “Groundhog Day,” there are few currently-filming flicks we’re as excited about as “The Year One.” Now, “House” actress Olivia Wilde is preaching to us all for the first time about her role in the biblical comedy.

“The script is so funny, I can’t even tell you,” laughed the 23-year-old beauty, currently filming the movie in Louisiana alongside Michael Cera, Jack Black and writer/director Harold Ramis. “I am a huge Monty Python fan, and it’s definitely got some of that Monty Python-esque humor; it’s over-the-top, but it’s very smart.”

In attempting to recapture the glories of films like “The Holy Grail” and “Life of Brian,” the flick follows two men wandering through the days of early society, occasionally clashing over the love of a beautiful woman. “I play the princess of Sodom,” she explained. “Michael Cera and Jack Black go on this journey, and they are searching for the meaning of life, essentially; all these crazy things happen to them, and they meet all these characters you’ll recognize from the bible. It’s all these brilliant references to historical things that people will recognize, and some things from other films.”

For those who aren’t up on their “Davey and Goliath” reruns, the towns of Sodom and Gomorrah were two biblical cities destroyed by God because of their rampant sexual activities and immorality – needless to say, a concept rife with comedic possibility. “It’s gonna be really interesting to see the way they set that up, how much we use the Sodom and Gomorrah feeling that they’re completely wicked places; I’m really excited to see Ramis’ vision for that,” she grinned, getting ready to rule over such an orgy of excess. “There’ll be a hint towards [the lead characters falling for me], then Jack Black and I come together. It’s really funny what we do, and what happens next.”

Wilde also revealed that Ramis and producer Judd Apatow have given her the ultimate freedom for an actress. “The great thing about my character is that she gets to be completely ridiculous; the audience doesn’t have to fall in love with me, I can push it as far as I want…when you are not trying to be likeable, it’s a lot easier to take risks,” she grinned. “You look at what Judd Apatow allowed Katie Heigl to become in ’Knocked Up.’ Setting her free, and getting these great moments in all these movies…it’s great to be a woman in a comedy where the woman gets to be funny.”

Currently filming in Shreveport, “The Year One” is expected in theaters June of 2009.

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