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A new trailer for the upcoming aca-sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” has been released. In it the Barden Bellas are back in action and seemingly ready for redemption following a bit of an incident involving Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson), aerial gymnastics and no underwear. All the girls return in the trailer which is complete with Beyonce‘s “Run the World (Girls)”. The ensemble includes Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. Elizabeth Banks also returns in the dual role of commentator GailRead More
Ryan Reynolds is driven literally insane in the first trailer for last year’s Sundance hit “The Voices,” but at least the voices in his head belong to a couple of adorable pets. Anna Kendrick and Gemma Arterton play two women Reynolds’ character works with, though his romantic infatuation with each of them goes slightly better for Kendrick than it does for Arterton. As the trailer spoils, Arterton ends up beheaded and she joins the lineup at Reynolds’ House of Crazy where his dog and cat talk to him… and giveRead More
The first trailer for Richard Lagravenese’s adaptation of hit Off-Broadway musical “The Last Five Years” has been released, and features Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan singing all their feelings. The story starts at the end, with Kendrick’s Cathy grieving over a marriage that’s ended, courtesy of a goodbye letter left her by Jordan’s Jamie. The action then goes backwards from Cathy’s point of view, and from the beginning of their relationship forward from Jamie’s. “The Last 5 Years” will be released on Valentine’s Day 2015.Read More
Aca-awesome! The first trailer for musical comedy sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” has been released, and it looks like the Bellas are just as entertaining as they were the first time around. Anna Kendrick’s Beca and Rebel Wilson’s Fat Amy are the veterans this time around as they prepare to lead the Barden Bellas to the a cappella world championships in Europe. Brittany Snow’s Chloe also returns (for some reason, even though she graduated) and the Bellas also welcome a new face in the form of Hailee Steinfeld. “Pitch Perfect 2”Read More

Posted On November 13, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Anna Kendrick Joins Ben Affleck in ‘The Accountant’

Anna Kendrick is reportedly in early negotiations to star in thriller “The Accountant” opposite Ben Affleck. The film follows an accountant (Affleck) who moonlights as an assassin. The film is set to be helmed by Gavin O’Connor, picked up by Warner Bros. J.K. Simmons also recently joined the cast of the film. Negotiations are early in the process for Kendrick, and it’s unknown what role she would play if finalized. Kendrick is a busy actress, having just completed work on aca-sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” and romantic drama “Digging for Fire”.Read More
Fairy tales aren’t quite what anyone expects in the newest trailer for Disney’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods.” Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, James Corden and Emily Blunt’s Baker and his wife, Lilla Crawford’s Little Red Riding Hood, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel and more bump into each other in an enchanted forest in Sondheim’s darkly comedic take on classic fairy tale characters. Memorable songs include “Last Midnight” “On the Steps of the Palace” and “Children Will Listen.” “Into the Woods” will be released onRead More
The Ellen DeGeneres Show recently released a video visiting the set of musical comedy “Pitch Perfect 2”. The film is a highly anticipated follow up to the successful “Pitch Perfect” which followed The Barden Bellas, an all female college acapella team, as they enter competition. The sequel will continue the story of the Bellas as Beca (Anna Kendrick) and Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) take the lead. Many of the film’s stars are returning for the sequel and are featured in the video, including Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp andRead More
Fresh off its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival and distribution deal with TWC-RADiUS, the first clip from musical adaptation “The Last 5 Years” has been released. In the Richard LaGravenese adaptation of the Jason Robert Brown musical, Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan sing their way through the ups and downs of a relationship – she from the end, and he from the beginning. In the first clip released from the film, Kendrick’s Cathy sings “I Can Do Better Than That,” wherein she hits that honeymoon phase of herRead More
With TIFF in full swing, Anna Kendrick‘s “The Last 5 Years” landed the film festival’s first major distribution deal with North American distributor Radius, Variety reports. Based on the musical by Jason Robert Brown, the film also stars Jeremy Jordan, who’s well-versed in Broadway acting and musical performances. This musical comedy-drama explores the breakdown of a marriage from two perspectives: an up-and-coming writer and his struggling, not-so-succesful actress wife. Radius is planning a Valentine’s Day 2015 release for the film in the U.S. Directed and written by Richard LaGravenese, the film isRead More
The first trailer for Disney’s “Into the Woods” musical has been released, featuring our first looks at Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, Meryl Streep as the Witch, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, James Corden and Emily Blunt as the Baker and his wife, and many more fairy tale characters. Rob Marshall directed the adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning musical, a darkly comedic take on fairy tale characters who make their way through an enchanted forest and meet each other for unexpected encounters along the way. Memorable songsRead More