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Anna Kendrick (born 09.08.1985)
Anna Kendrick is an American actress.

Anna Kendrick: Childhood
Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine. Her parents are Janice, an accountant, and William K. Kendrick, a history teacher.
She attended Longfellow Elementary School, Lincoln Middle School and Deering High School.

Anna Kendrick: Acting career
Anna Kendrick made her acting debut in the Broadway musical 'High Society' in 1998 and was nominated for a Tony award.
She made her movie debut in 'Camp' in 2003; a film which was co-produced by Danny DeVito.
In 2007, she appeared in 'Rocket Science' opposite Reece Thompson.
In 2008, she was in the vampire movie 'Twilight' alongside Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson.
2009 saw her in 'The Marc Pease Experience' with Jason Schwartzman and Ben Stiller, and 'Up in the Air' alongside George Clooney and Vera Farmiga for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.
In 2010, she was in 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' opposite Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and the following year appeared in '50/50' with Joseph Gordon Levitt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Rogen.
In 2012, she was in 'What to Expect When You're Expecting' opposite Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez, 'ParaNorman' with Casey Affleck and John Goodman, 'Pitch Perfect' alongside Rebel Wilson and 'End of Watch' which also starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena.

Anna Kendrick: Personal life
Anna Kendrick dated director Edgar Wright, who directed 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' in 2009, though they split in 2013.

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Cake

Video | 15th January 2015

Claire Bennett is struggling to get through day-to-day life despite her buffet of pills, one-on-one medical support and the Women's Chronic Pain Support Group she regularly attends. She is forced to cope with the heart-breaking...

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The Voices

Video | 13th January 2015

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is just a normal guy. Well, that might not be totally correct - while he is chipper and happy, he is also incredibly mentally unstable. While the people he works with at...

Tags: Ryan Reynolds - Gemma Arterton - Anna Kendrick - Jacki Weaver - Adi Shankar - Gulliver McGrath

Oops Did The Golden Globe's Site Accidentally Tell Us The Best Picture Winners?

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 10th January 2015

The Golden Globes suffered a little embarrassment on Friday when their official website accidentally published a test version of Sunday’s winners page.Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host this year's ceremonyBluefin, the company that runs...

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Into the Woods

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 2nd January 2015

It's taken a long time for this stage musical to make it to the big screen, and while director Rob Marshall once again fails to give the story a sharp focus (see also Chicago and...

Tags: Meryl Streep - Emily Blunt - Anna Kendrick - James Corden - Chris Pine - Lilla Crawford

"Battle of the Five Armies" Dominates Box Office Early On, With "Unbroken" Following Closely

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th December 2014

What does it say about the Christmas season that a true-to-life war story has topped a fairytale musical adventure at the box office? I’m talking, of course, about the Angelina Jolie-directed, Jack O’Connell starrer Unbroken,...

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Anna Kendrick On 'Into The Woods' Co-Star Meryl Streep: "She's Just Kind Of A Bro"

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 26th December 2014

Anna Kendrick was a guest on Watch What Happens Live on Sunday (21st December) in order to discuss her latest role in the soon-to-be released Disney movie Into the Woods.Anna Kendrick at the New York...

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Anna Kendrick On 'Into The Woods' Role: I'm An Emotional Accountant

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 26th December 2014

There's no question that Anna Kendrick has re-invented the character of Cinderella for fairytale musical 'Into The Woods', and while it has drawn both criticism and praise, she herself is grateful to have had the...

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Why Anna Kendrick Was Talking Sex Toys With David Letterman

by Nick Hill | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 19th December 2014

Anna Kendrick's Christmas present could be rather surprising! When the 29-year-old actress discussed what she was hoping for this upcoming holiday season on the 'Late Show With David Letterman' on Tuesday (Dec 16th), things quickly...

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Anna Kendrick Is Picture Perfect As She Arrives Outside 'Letterman'

Footage | 17th December 2014

Anna Kendrick donned an ultra sexy black long-sleeved skater dress with an open front panel as she arrived at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York ahead of her appearance on 'The Late Show with...

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Chris Pine Compares 'Into The Woods' Co-Star Anna Kendrick To A Martial Artist

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 8th December 2014

Chris Pine likens seeing 'Into The Woods' co-star Anna Kendrick singing to 'watching a martial artist', as he admits that the musical task for the production of the film was nowhere near as simple as...

Tags: Chris Pine - Anna Kendrick - Meryl Streep - Stephen Sondheim - Rob Marshall

A Week In Movies: Jolie And Kidman Premiere New Films In London, While Hotly Anticipated Trailers Debut For Jurassic World, Pan, Pitch Perfect 2 And More

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th November 2014

Angelina Jolie, Jack O'Connell and Luke Treadaway were on hand for the UK premiere of their new movie Unbroken this week. The film is gathering awards buzz as expectations build to its Christmas Day release.Photos...

Tags: Angelina Jolie - Jack O'Connell - Nicole Kidman - Hugh Bonneville - Chris Pratt - Bryce Dallas Howard

Anna Kendrick Wonders How She Snuck Into The Cast Of Into The Woods

by Charlotte Court | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 27th November 2014

Disney’s latest musical, Into the Woods, is getting a lot of attention as its Christmas Day opening comes ever closer. The film’s trailers are exciting and frightening in equal measure, Meryl Streep’s turn as the...

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Johnny Depp 'Daunted' By Into The Woods Role

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 27th November 2014

There's an enormous buzz surrounding Rob Marshall and Stephen Sondheim's stage to film musical 'Into The Woods' with it's spectacular ensemble cast and vibrant setting, but even a super A lister like Johnny Depp couldn't...

Tags: Johnny Depp - Rob Marshall - Stephen Sondheim - Meryl Streep - Emily Blunt - Anna Kendrick

It's The Bellas Vs. The World In 'Pitch Perfect 2' [Trailer]

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st November 2014

After raising the roof with their angelic a cappella chorus in 'Pitch Perfect', college crooners The Barden Bellas are back to show the world what they're made of as they go international in the much...

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Into The Woods - Extended Trailer

Video | 21st November 2014

When a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are unable to have children due to a curse, they are advised by a witch (Meryl Streep) to venture into the woods in order to...

Tags: Emily Blunt - Meryl Streep - James Corden - Anna Kendrick - Johnny Depp - Chris Pine

Pitch Perfect 2

Video | 21st November 2014

University all girl a cappella chorus The Barden Bellas are making a return to the spotlight after spectacularly winning the national competition with the help of newest member Beca's innovative talents and ideas. Now it's...

Tags: Anna Kendrick - Rebel Wilson - Elizabeth Banks - Hailee Steinfeld - Katey Sagal - Brittany Snow

Anna Kendrick Has Appropriate Response For Haters Criticising Her Looks

by Nick Hill | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 11th November 2014

Ever since Anna Kendrick shot to fame after earning an Oscar nomination for her role in 2009's 'Up In The Air,' the beautiful 29 year-old actress had has to deal with her fair share of...

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Into The Woods

Video | 10th November 2014

When a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are cursed by a witch (Meryl Streep), they discover that they are unable to have children. The couple embark on an adventure into the woods...

Tags: Meryl Streep - James Corden - Emily Blunt - Anna Kendrick - Chris Pine - Johnny Depp

Into The Woods

Video | 28th October 2014

Take a sneak peak of forthcoming musical fairytale flick 'Into The Woods' in this short featurette, featuring comments from the stellar ensemble cast and crew. Among them are stars Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine,...

Tags: Meryl Streep - James Corden - Emily Blunt - Anna Kendrick - Chris Pine - Johnny Depp

Life After Beth

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 3rd October 2014

While zombie rom-coms aren't original (see Shaun of the Dead or Warm Bodies), this take on the genre has such a deadpan tone that it feels refreshingly unpredictable. While the plot sometimes seems like it's...

Tags: Aubrey Plaza - Dane DeHaan - John C Reilly - Molly Shannon - Anna Kendrick - Cheryl Hines

'Life After Beth' Adds New Twist To Old Genre

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd October 2014

Zombie movies are as old as cinema itself, kicking off with 1930s hits like 'White Zombies' and 'The Devil's Daughter'. The genre came to mainstream prominence with George A. Romero's 'Night of the Living Dead'...

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Let's Take A Sneak Peak 'Into The Woods'

by Charlotte Court | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 8th August 2014

Disney’s Christmas offering this year comes in the form of a bewitching fairy tale based on Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical, Into the Woods. Set in an alternate world of various Brothers Grimm fairy stories, this...

Tags: Emily Blunt - James Corden - Meryl Streep - Johnny Depp - Anna Kendrick - Chris Pine

Into The Woods

Video | 6th August 2014

When a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are cursed by a witch (Meryl Streep), they discover that they are unable to have children. The couple embark on an adventure into the woods...

Tags: Meryl Streep - James Corden - Emily Blunt - Anna Kendrick - Chris Pine - Johnny Depp

Fairytales Come to Life in the First Trailer for Disney's Into The Woods

by Hannah Woodhead | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 1st August 2014

Cinemas are set to get a whole lot more magical this winter with the release of the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's hit Broadway musical, Into the Woods. Directed by Chicago masetro Rob Marshall, the...

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First Pictures Of Disney’s ‘Into The Woods’ Starring Anna Kendrick and Johnny Depp

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 31st July 2014

Have you ever wondered what happened to Cinderella, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood after they got their ‘happy ending’? Well Disney’s latest musical, Into the Woods might make you wish you’d never asked. In...

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Life After Beth

Video | 8th July 2014

Zach is a total mess following the sudden death of his girlfriend Beth and turns to her equally grief-stricken parents for support. However, when they stop contacting him, he becomes confused by their evasiveness and...

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Zac Efron? (Maybe) - We Pick Our Dream Cast For Fox's 'Grease'

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 2nd May 2014

This week Fox announced that they would be airing a three hour live broadcast of Grease next year. Lets think for a minute about what that means, Grease is coming back and there’ll be a...

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Hailee Steinfeld Joins 'Pitch Perfect 2': One Of The Barden Bellas?

by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 1st May 2014

Hailee Steinfeld is to join the cast of Pitch Perfect 2, the college singing drama sequel set for release in May next year. The 17 year-old Ender's Game star will be one of the few...

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Anna Kendrick: Pre and Post SNL, A Look At Her Pitch Perfect Career

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 9th April 2014

We knew Anna Kendrick could act when we saw her in Up in the Air and we knew she could sing after Pitch Perfect, but thanks to her star turn hosting 'SNL', this past weekend...

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SNL Recap: Anna Kendrick Is As Doe-Eyed As Ever, Pharrell Brings Out Grammy Hat

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 7th April 2014

An excellent topic to kick off Monday with – Anna Kendrick hosted SNL last week (excellent unless you missed it, of course.) Kendrick was perfect at matching the pitch of SNL’s comedy (get it?) On...

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