ANNA KENDRICK has a slew of projects that showcase her
impressive range of talent. She was the lead in the hit comedy-musical, PITCH
PERFECT. The song Cups, which she performed in the film has gone multiplatinum,
and is one of Billboards top songs of 2013. She is currently filming PITCH
PERFECT 2, set to open May 15, 2015.
Kendrick's next project includes THE HOLLARS, starring opposite John Krasinski,
who will also direct the film. She is also set to star opposite Sam Rockwell in
MR. RIGHT with Paco Cabezas to direct.
Kendrick has completed filming Disney's film adaptation of the musical INTO THE
WOODS. She stars as Cinderella in the film opposite Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp.
The film, directed by Rob Marshall, is slated to open December 2014. She also
wrapped the film adaptation of the musical THE LAST 5 YEARS.
She had three films premiere at Sundance 2014, HAPPY CHRISTMAS, THE VOICES and
LIFE AFTER BETH. All three films received rave reviews, with press crowning her
"the Queen Bee of Sundance." Anna starred recently in the indie darling DRINKING
BUDDIES, opposite Olivia Wilde and Ron Livingston. She also starred Summit
Entertainment's dramatic comedy 50/50, with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The film received rave reviews from fans and critics alike, as well as several
prestigious award nominations. She was also in David Ayer's intense crime drama
END OF WATCH, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal.
In 2010 Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the lauded
film UP IN THE AIR, directed by Jason Reitman. Kendrick earned a best supporting
actress Oscar nomination, and was honored as best supporting actress by The
National Board of Review and Best Breakout Star at the MTV Movie Awards. She
also earned nominations from the Critic's Choice Movie Awards, The Golden
Globes, BAFTA, and the Screen Actors Guild.
She was in the blockbuster TWILIGHT franchise, including New Moon, Eclipse, and
Breaking Dawn Part 1.
Kendrick notably starred in PictureHouse's ROCKET SCIENCE, directed by Jeffrey
Blitz. Her performance as an ultra competitive high school debate team member
garnered critical acclaim and the film received a nomination for the Grand Jury
Prize at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. For her work in the film, Anna was
nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Anna made her feature film debut in director Todd Graff's CAMP, a darling of the
2003 Sundance Film Festival. Her performance in the cult hit earned her an
Independent Spirit Award nomination, as well as a Best Supporting Actress
nomination at the Annual Chlotrudis Awards.
An accomplished theatre veteran, Kendrick began her career as Dinah Lord in the
1997 Broadway musical production of HIGH SOCIETY, for which she received a Tony
Award nomination as Beat Featured Actress in a Musical. At 12-years-old, the
honor made her the second youngest Tony nominee in award history. Kendrick also
garnered Drama League and Theatre World awards, as well as Drama Desk and FANY
Kendrick's additional theatre work includes a feature role with the New York
city Opera's production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, starring Jeremy Irons, MY
FAVORITE BROADWAY/THE LEADING LADIES: Live At Carnegie Hall, and Broadway
workshops of JANE EYRE and THE LITTLE PRINCESS.