ANNA KENDRICK's (Beca) variety of accomplishments
impressive range of talent.
Kendrick recently starred as
Cinderella in Walt Disney
Pictures' film adaptation of
the musical Into the Woods,
directed by Rob Marshall,
opposite Meryl Streep
and Johnny Depp. She is
currently filming the action-thriller
The Accountant, opposite Ben Affleck.
Kendrick recently wrapped production on several
films, including Joe Swanberg's Digging for Fire, which
marks her third time working with the director; John
Krasinski's The Hollars, opposite Krasinski; and Paco
Cabezas' Mr. Right, alongside Sam Rockwell.
She was the lead in the hit musical comedy Pitch
Perfect. The song "Cups," which she performed in
the film, has gone multiplatinum and became one of
Billboard's top songs of 2013.
Kendrick's other credits include Radius/The
Weinstein Company's film adaptation of the musical
The Last Five Years; the indie films Cake and Happy
Christmas; Drinking Buddies, opposite Olivia Wilde
and Ron Livingston; Summit Entertainment's comedydrama
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
seen in the blockbuster Twilight franchise, including The
Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 1.
In 2009, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney
and Jason Bateman in Jason Reitman's lauded film Up
in the Air, for which she earned an Oscar nomination
for Best Supporting Actress. Additionally, she was
honored by the National Board of Review as Best
Supporting Actress and won an MTV Movie Award
for Best Breakout Star. Kendrick also earned Critics'
Choice Movie, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Screen
Actors Guild award nominations.
Kendrick notably starred in Picturehouse's Rocket
Science, directed by Jeffrey Blitz. Her performance
as an ultracompetitive high-school debate team
member garnered critical acclaim. The film received
a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2007
Sundance Film Festival. She was nominated for a Film
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
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
her a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination, as
well as a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the
2004 Chlotrudis Awards.
An accomplished theater 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, she was the second-youngest
Tony Award nominee in history. Kendrick also
garnered Drama League and Theatre World awards, as
well as Drama Desk and FANY award nominations.
Kendrick's additional theater credits include a
feature role in the New York City Opera's production
of A Little Night Music, which starred Jeremy Irons;
My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Live at
Carnegie Hall; and Broadway workshops of Jane Eyre
and The Little Princess.