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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
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
Anna Kendrick’s Peter Pan syndrome is getting in the way of her family living their otherwise very serious and adult lives in the first trailer for Joe Swanberg’s latest, “Happy Christmas.” Swanberg also takes acting duties this time around, playing husband to Melanie Lynsky, a couple of new parents who must take in his unrealiable sister (Kendrick), just broken up with and in search of a new life in a new city. That new life looks a lot like her old one though, filled with drinking and hook-ups and badRead More
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John Krasinski is set to direct and star alongside Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins, and Margo Martindale in the James C. Strouse-scripted “The Hollars,” reports Screen Daily. Described by producer Tom Rice as a mix of Herbert Ross’ “Steel Magnolias” and Zach Braff’s “Garden State,” the film follows an aspiring New York artist named John Hollar (Krasinski) who, along with his girlfriend (Kendrick), returns to his Middle America hometown upon the news that his mother (Martindale) is set to undergo brain surgery. It is there where he must also “navigate theRead More
It’s official, Adam DeVine is the latest to be confirmed as a part of the anticipated aca-sequel. In “Pitch Perfect,” he garnered attention for his portrayal of the horrible but hilarious Bumper Allen, leader of the all-male acapella group Treblemakers who played rival to the Barden Bellas. It seems now he will be back on campus in “Pitch Perfect 2,” perfectly tuned ego most likely in tow. Deadline first broke the news this morning. The comedy actor joins fellow returning cast members Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow alongRead More