ANNA KENDRICK (Alice) has a variety of accomplishments that
showcase her impressive range of talent. She was the lead in Pitch Perfect 2,
which broke the record as the highest grossing musical of all time. The song
"Cups," which she performed in the first Pitch Perfect, went multi-platinum, and
was one of Billboard's top songs of 2013.
Kendrick starred in Walt Disney Pictures' film adaptation of the musical, Into
the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall, where she plays Cinderella opposite Meryl
Streep and Johnny Depp.
More recently, Kendrick starred in the wedding comedy Table 19, the
action-thriller The Accountant, opposite Ben Affleck, The Hollars, opposite John
Krasinski (who also directed), and Mr. Right, alongside Sam Rockwell, directed
by Paco Cabeza. She is currently working on Trolls, a DreamWorks Animation
Kendrick's other recent credits include Radius/Weinstein's film adaptation of
the musical The Last Five Years, Cake, Happy Christmas, Drinking Buddies, in
which she starred opposite Olivia Wilde and Ron Livingston, Summit Entertainment
comedy-drama 50/50, with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and David Ayer's
intense crime-drama, End of Watch, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. Kendrick was also
in the blockbuster Twilight Saga franchise, including New Moon, Eclipse, and
Breaking Dawn part 1.
In 2010 Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the
acclaimed film Up in the Air, directed by Jason Reitman, for which she earned an
Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and was honored by The National
Board of Review for Best Supporting Actress and by the MTV Movie Awards for Best
Breakout Star. Kendrick also earned nominations from the Critics' Choice Movie
Awards, The Golden Globes, BAFTA, and the Screen Actors Guild.
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. Kendrick was nominated for an
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film.
Kendrick made her feature film debut in director Todd Graff's Camp, a favorite
at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. Her performance in the cult classic earned
Kendrick an Independent Spirit Awards 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 for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. At just 12 years old,
the honor made Kendrick the second youngest Tony nominee in award history.
Kendrick also garnered Drama League and Theatre World awards, as well as Drama
Desk and FANY award nominations.
Kendrick's additional theatre credits include a feature role in 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.