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'Into the Woods' Featurette Actually Features the Cast Doing Some Singing When we saw the initial teaser for Disney's 'Into the Woods' movie, the thing that was missing from our first peek at the upcoming musical was the actual, you know, musical part. But thanks to this new featurette on the film, we can hear bits and pieces of the songs from the adaptation of the classic musical, from the mouths of stars like Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick. Continue reading…


TIFF Review: The Musical 'The Last Five Years' Starring Anna Kendrick – Two years ago, Anna Kendrick exploded with "Pitch Perfect." The surprise smash hit gave the actress a platform to sing, show off her comedic chops in a leading role, and audiences were hooked — the movie earned over $110 million worldwide (not bad for a comedy about acapella groups), and the soundtrack sold over 1 million copies. 7 weeks 4 days ago via jetli

Anna Kendrick Says Dylan Kidd's All-Star Comedy 'Get A Job' May Never See The Light Of Day – There's a weird netherworld that movies sometimes fall into, films that were completed, or as good as, but whether because of issues of quality, or because of circumstances outside their control, never saw release in any form, or at best were buried on DVD or VOD somewhere. 7 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman

Watch the First 'Into the Woods' Trailer

6:06 PM 7/31/2014 by Jeff Giles
Into the Woods
Wondering what it'll look like when Rob Marshall goes back to his Chicago-style musical roots with Disney's adaptation of the Broadway hit Into the Woods? We can't see the whole thing until December 25, but you can catch a glimpse right now courtesy of the first trailer, released today. Here's the official synopsis:

Happy Christmas

Posted June 30th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

When Jenny (Anna Kendrick), a hard partying 20-something moves in with Kelly (Melanie Lynskey), a budding novelist, her film director husband (Joe Swanberg) and their two-year-old son after a break up, the family’s idyllic life is shaken. Jenny begins a rocky relationship with their baby sitter-cum-pot dealer (Mark Webber), and she and a friend, Carson (Lena Dunham), brings Kelly to the realization that an evolution in her life, career and relationship is necessary for her happiness.

Anna Kendrick Joins 'Trolls'

3:26 PM 6/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
Not a Troll
First, Anna Kendrick tried to make the world believe she hadn't been hit on in five years. Now, she wants to dupe filmgoers into thinking she's a troll.

Anna Kendrick: 'I've never wondered if I'm successful because I'm hot' – The Pitch Perfect actress admits that she was an "ultra late bloomer". 20 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen

Skylar Astin Set For Pitch Perfect 2 Jesse is back in tuneShooting has just kicked off on the Pitch Perfect sequel with Elizabeth Banks making her directorial debut for more a capella capers. With the majority of the main cast reunited, a few lingering holdouts were left, and confirmation has arrived that Skylar Astin is aboard the film.Astin, of course, played Jesse, one of the competitive singing team known as the Treble Makers. Despite going up against Anna Kendrick’s Beca and the Barden Bellas, Jesse soon fell for our heroine.

First Look: Anna Kendrick & Barden Bellas Back in 'Pitch Perfect 2' As the cast of Pitch Perfect 2 is adding new members like True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld (who could inherit the franchise if there's a Pitch Perfect 3) and "Futurama" and "Sons of Anarchy" star Katey Sagal as her mother, rehearsal for the film are already underway with the Barden Bellas.

Mr. Right

Posted May 5th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Anna Kendrick stars as a woman who falls for a reformed hit man. Movie will shoot in the fall.

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