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Anna Kendrick joins 'The Last Five Years'

Anna Kendrick joins 'The Last Five Years'

Feb 22 2013, 10:19am CST | by

Anna Kendrick will star in musical film 'The Last Five Years'. The 'Up in the Air' actress - who first showed off her vocal chops in 2012's 'Pitch Perfect' - will once again play a songbird in the...

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Anna Kendrick joins 'The Last Five Years'

Feb 22 2013, 10:19am CST | by

Anna Kendrick will star in musical film 'The Last Five Years'.

The 'Up in the Air' actress - who first showed off her vocal chops in 2012's 'Pitch Perfect' - will once again play a songbird in the film, which is based on an off-Broadway stage musical of the same name, reports Deadline.

The musical explores the five year relationship between a struggling actress, Cathy - played by Anna - and her rising novelist boyfriend, Jamie, who will be played by 'Smash' actor Jeremy Jordan.

'Beautiful Creatures' director Richard LaGravenese wrote the script for the film and will both direct and produce. Lauren Versel, Kurt Deutsch, and Janet Brenner are also listed as producers for Lucky Monkey Pictures.

The original stage version was written by Jeremy Jordan Brown and has been staged in several countries, including the United States, Germany and Britain, since it first launched in 2001.

Broadway star Jeremy earned a Tony Award nomination for his role in 'Newsies' last year, while Anna won praise for her role as Beca Mitchell in 'Pitch Perfect', about a struggling all-girl singing group.

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Meryl Streep Beckons You ‘Into the Woods’ in New Poster

Sep 16 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Into the Woods is a sort of kitchen-sink fairy tale adaptation, combining the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood with a big Steven Sondheim soundtrack and a massive star-studded cast. But the latest Into the Woods poster keeps things very simple. Check it out after the jump. Disney revealed the new Into the Woods poster. Keep an eye on the film’s Facebook page for more updates. Mostly what this poster tells us is that even out of ...
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THE LAST 5 YEARS Review | TIFF 2014

Sep 11 2014 5:05pm CDT | Source: Collider

Finding a new way to tell a love story is tough.  Relationships are what hold us together, and the wide range of emotions felt throughout them—passion, attraction, anger, jealousy—are what remind us that we are indeed human.  Director Richard LaGravenese’s feature film adaption of the stage musical The Last 5 Years attempts to tell this kind of universal story in a unique fashion, as the story tracks the life of a relationship between a ...
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2 weeks ago

Anna Kendrick once threw away a pair of diamond earrings -- on purpose

Sep 10 2014 8:00pm CDT | Source: la times

The way to Anna Kendrick's heart is not through her mailbox. If a fan sends something to her home address, that something is going in the trash ...
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2 weeks ago

10 Things We Learned from Anna Kendrick’s WTF Podcast

Sep 9 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: yahoo

From tossing diamond earrings to crossing paths with George Clooney and Meryl Streep, all the things we learned about Anna Kendrick from her ...
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3 weeks ago

A24 Picks Up Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young' with Ben Stiller

Sep 8 2014 6:05pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Following news that Anna Kendrick's latest musical endeavor, the film adaptation of the Off-Broadway production The Last 5 Years, was picked up by TWC-Radius, another promising film has been picked up from TIFF. Deadline has word that A24 has picked up the US rights to Noah Baumbach's latest film While We're Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, Charles Grodin and more. The film follows a free-spirited Brooklynite twenty-someth ...
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3 weeks ago

Jennifer Aniston Rocks a Little Black Dress — and Other Stars at the Toronto Film Festival

Sep 8 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, Robert Downey Jr., and other stars show off their fashion sense in our Toronto Film Fest ...
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3 weeks ago

Toronto: ‘Finding Neverland’s Jeremy Jordan Races For Fest Premiere

Sep 7 2014 4:42pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Jeremy Jordan is legging it from Boston, where he played the lead role today in the  American Repertory Theatre matinee of Harvey Weinstein's new musical Finding Neverland, to Toronto. He's racing to be with co-star Anna Kendrick for the premiere of the Richard LaGravanese-directed The Last 5 Years, the film that The Weinstein Company just acquired to be distributed by RADiUS. Jordan plays JM Barrie in th ...
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3 weeks ago

Anna Kendrick serenades Jeremy Jordan in 'The Last 5 Years' clip

Sep 7 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: ew

"You don't have to get a haircut," Anna Kendrick sings to her beloved in The Last 5 Years, "you don't have to change your shoes. ...
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