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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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Movie News: First Look at Johnny Depp in 'Into the Woods;' Creepy 'Woman in Black 2' Trailer

Oct 23 2014 8:19am CDT | Source: movies.com

Into the Woods: Heading to theaters on December 25, Into the Woods is an ambitious stage to screen adaptation, featuring a plethora of familiar storybook characters. New photos from the musical showcase Johnny Depp (as a wolf), Anna Kendrick (as Cinderella), Emily Blunt (as The Baker's Wife), and Meryl Streep (as a witch), all looking quite colorful. [EW.com]   I.Q. 83: Charlie Kaufman, known for off-beat movies ( ...
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New INTO THE WOODS Images Feature Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf, Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella, and More

Oct 22 2014 5:47pm CDT | Source: Collider

Earlier this morning, we got our first look at Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf from director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) upcoming musical adaptation Into the Woods.  It’s an interesting look to say the least, and while I figured the reason Depp was left out of the trailer was because his character would be CG-aided, it turns out he’s actually just wearing what looks like a relatively cheap Halloween costume.  Indeed, Depp tells EW Marshall let him put his own spin on the character: “Rob Marshall wasn ...
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Anson Mount, More Join Hitman Romance ‘Mr. Right’

Oct 10 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Hell On Wheels star Anson Mount has joined the cast of Mr. Right, the hitman action romance starring Anna Kendrick as girl unlucky in love and Sam Rockwell as the assassin she accidentally falls for. Filming begins next week in New Orleans under helmer Paco Cabezas (Neon Flesh), who's directing from a script by Chronicle's Max Landis. Mount will play Richard Cartigan, a member of a ...
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2 weeks ago

Tim Roth Finds Mr. Right

Oct 7 2014 6:13pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Joining Anna Kendrick and Sam RockwellWith Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell already aboard and shooting set to start next week, director Paco Cabezas has found another actor for the cast of action/comedy/romance Mr. Right. Tim Roth is now aboard to play a nasty nemesis.Cabezas is working on this one from a script by Chronicle writer, Frankenstein scribe and Twitter enfante terrible Max Landis. Kendrick plays a woman who has endured a long streak of bad luck when it com ...
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2 weeks ago

Could We Get a Robin Hood Cinematic Universe, Too?

Oct 7 2014 5:57pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Following the model that Marvel created with their The Avengers cinematic universe, Sony now wants to create a Robin Hood shared universe. This isn't the first we've heard of a studio attempting to replicate the success that Marvel has had. Warner Bros. is currently working on making their DC properties one cohesive universe and Fox is expanding upon the X-Men universe. I guess this is just what al ...
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2 weeks ago

Tim Roth Joins Hitman Action-Romance ‘Mr. Right’

Oct 7 2014 12:51pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Roth is the latest major casting piece to fall into place for Mr. Right, the action-comedy-romance being helmed by Paco Cabezas (Neon Flesh) from a Max Landis script. Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick lead the story of a woman whose unlucky streak in love seemingly ends when she meets the perfect guy, who turns out to be a hitman. Rapper RZA recently joined the cast as a rival marksman and Roth will play Hopper, Mr. Right' ...
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5 weeks ago

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 a high-profil ...
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6 weeks ago

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 man and a woman from ...
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6 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 i ...
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