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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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