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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
The first set of images from Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of “Into the Woods” have been released. Based on the stage musical of the same name, “Into the Woods” takes place an alternate realm featuring various characters of the Grimm fairy tales, tied together through one couple’s interaction with the witch who has placed a curse on them. James Corden and Emily Blunt play The Baker and his wife, while Meryl Streep is The Witch. The fairy tale characters depicted include Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as Prince Charming,Read More
Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sharlto Copley, Josh Groban, Randall Park, Ashley Dyke and Mary Kay Place have all joined John Krasinski’s directorial debut “The Hollars,” the actor/director announced on Twitter. Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins and Margo Martindale had previously been announced to star alongside Krasinski in the film, in which he will have the starring role as John Hollar, who returns to his Midwest hometown with his girlfriend (Kendrick) after learning that his mother (Martindale) has to undergo brain surgery. Once there, he must “navigate the dysfunctional rhythms ofRead More
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A24 has released the first posters and trailer for “Life After Beth,” and it looks to usher in a new type of love story. Is zom-com a genre yet? The film starts Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, The Place Beyond the Pines, The Amazing Spider-Man 2) as Zach, a young man mourning the unexpected death of his girlfriend Beth (Aubrey Plaza). However, their relationship gets a second chance when Beth is mysteriously resurrected. At first, things seem to play out nicely. We see Zach mourning, and we see the way he andRead More
After premiering earlier this year at Sundance, we have our first clip from “Happy Christmas,” courtesy of JustJared. The film, written and directed by Joe Swanberg, is the first of several Anna Kendrick starrers set for release this year. “Happy Christmas” follows Jenny (Kendrick), a young woman who moves in with her older brother Jeff (Swanberg), his wife Kelly (Melaine Lynsky), and their two year old son. Her presence, along with that of her friend Carson (Lena Dunham), shakes up their home life. In the meantime, Jenny manages to strike upRead More

Posted On May 30, 2014By Linda GeIn Casting

Anna Camp Returning for ‘Pitch Perfect 2′

And the final piece in the original Barden Bella ensemble is back in place. THR reports Anna Camp has closed her deal to reprise her role in “Pitch Perfect 2,” joining fellow returnees Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Skylar Astin, as well as newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. Camp played Aubrey Posen, the disgraced and uptight leader of the Bellas in the first film, but since she was a senior and graduated, it wasn’t clear if there would be room for her to return. Of course, when Snow, who playedRead More
Beca + Jesse Forever? Deadline reports Skylar Astin has closed his deal to return for “Pitch Perfect 2,” reprising his role as basically the most perfect boyfriend ever to Anna Kendrick’s more cynical fellow musician. Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Adam DeVine, along with Elizabeth Banks, who will also be directing the sequel, will all be returning. The sequel just began filming, with Hailee Steinfeld the newest Barden Bella joining the collegiate a capella scene. No word yet on specific plot points, but this time around Kendrick’s Beca andRead More