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She read for the part publicly and now Anna Kendrick is ready to immortalize Sondheim’s Cinderella on the big screen, with THR reporting the actress/singer is now in talks to join Rob Marshall’s adaptation of “Into the Woods.” Earlier today “Les Miserables” actor Daniel Huttlestone joined the cast as Jack, and the star-studded cast also includes Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal. The dark and twisted take on fairy tales sees a childless baker (Broadway star James Corden) and his wife (Blunt) trek into someRead More
Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton and Anna Kendrick are hearing things. According to Deadline, the trio are set to begin filming psychological thriller “The Voices” imminently in Berlin, with Reynolds in the role of a “lovable but strange bathtub factory worker” with an unrequited crush on a co-worker. Iranian filmmaker Marjane Satrapi will direct the fantastical story, which really picks up when Reynolds’ Jerry is implicated in the accidental death of a co-worker (the aforementioned crush? It’s unclear), and goes on a journey with the help of his evil talking catRead More
Now that “Iron Man 3” filming is underway and “Thor: The Dark World” is well on its way to production, attention turns to casting on “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, the sequel to Joe Johnston’s hit Marvel “Avengers” prequel that saw Chris Evans as the quintessential American soldier and superhero leader. With Evans back on board and Sebastian Stan most likely reprising his role as Bucky Barnes, who eventually becomes the titular Winter Soldier, as well as Anthony Mackie joining the team as Falcon, the search now turns to theRead More
Anna Kendrick, Tony nominee by age 12 and musical theatre junkie, might finally achieve her dream of starring in a big screen musical. No doubt inspired partly by the “Glee” phenomenon, Universal is developing “Pitch Perfect”, a romatic comedy set in the world of collegiate a cappella groups. THR reports Kendrick is in early talks to take on the lead role, which would presumably allow Kendrick to put her Broadway-trained pipes to good use – finally! Though discussions are still in the early stages, if she takes the role, KendrickRead More
As is to be expected in these cases of large all-star ensemble casts, I’m sure we’ll be devoting more articles than necessary to a movie that might turn out to be mediocre at best (see: “He’s Just Not That Into You”, “Valentine’s Day”, the upcoming “New Year’s Eve”). Just hours after Brooklyn Decker was announced to be joining the cast, Lionsgate reveals another new cast member for “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”. Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick is the latest to sign on, joining Decker, Cameron Diaz and Jennifer LopezRead More
Anna Kendrick is about to play a role she’s never played before in her young career: wife. In David Ayer’s gritty cop drama “End of Watch”, Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena play a pair of partner police officers, and now Variety reports Kendrick – who generally steers clear of traditional love interest roles – is in talks to play Gyllenhaal’s wife, while Natalie Martinez is in talks for the role of Pena’s wife. Story follows “the longtime partnership of two LAPD officers as they confront marriage, love, fatherhood and theRead More