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DreamWorks Animation send word that Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee Anna Kendrick is lending her voice to Poppy, the relentlessly upbeat princess at the center of the studios upcoming musical comedy ‘Trolls.’ Scheduled for a November 4th, 2016 release, DreamWorks’ ‘Trolls’ is described as “a fun-filled adventure that finally reveals what Trolls fans all over the world have been waiting for … the story behind the beloved, colorful nature of the Trolls trademark gravity-defying hair!” Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After) will direct and Gina Shay (Shrek Forever After) will produce.
“Anna has proven herself to be a brilliant actress with an amazing singing voice. She’ll inject Poppy with the exact mix of spirit, sass and song that will no doubt give a whole new life to the iconic Troll dolls,” said Mike Mitchell.
Magnolia Pictures and Paramount Pictures have debuted this first trailer for ‘Happy Christmas.’ The film, written and directed by Joe Swanberg, stars Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Lena Dunham and Swanberg. ‘Happy Christmas’ will be available VOD on June 26th and opens in theaters from July 25th.
Anna Kendrick plays Jenny, an irresponsible 20-something who comes to Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff (Swanberg), a young filmmaker living a happy existence with his novelist wife Kelly (Lynskey) and their two-year-old son. Jenny’s arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson (Dunham) instigate an evolution in Kelly’s life and career. Meanwhile, Jenny strikes up a rocky relationship with the family’s baby sitter-cum-pot dealer (Webber).
First ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Image Featuring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld & More
“Team Bellas!!!” Rebel Wilson has took to her Twitter account to reveal this first image from ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ featuring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, Elizabeth Banks, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Hailee Steinfeld, Katey Sagalr and Chrissie Fit. Banks is making her directional debut on the pic, which is set to open on May 15th, 2015.
‘Pitch Perfect’ centered on a freshman (Anna Kendrick) who reluctantly joins a college acappella group called the Bellas and leads it to the finals. The movie grossed more than $115 million worldwide on a $17 million budget. It also over-performed in ancillary markets with the studio estimating it generated roughly $135 million in physical and digital home entertainment sales across North America to date, making it one of the top-performing DVD and VOD titles of 2013. Kay Cannon, who penned the original ‘Pitch Perfect,’ is writing the screenplay for the sequel.
John Krasinski To Direct & Star In ‘The Hollars’; Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins & Margo Martindale Co-Star
It has been announced that John Krasinski will direct and star in ‘The Hollars.’ Krasinski will play John Hollar, who gets yanked from the New York life he shares with his beautiful girlfriend back to his Middle America home town when his mother undergoes brain surgery. Back in the place where his life began, Hollar must navigate the dysfunctional rhythms of his helpless brother, anxiety-prone father and over-eager high school girlfriend. The likes of Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins and Margo Martindale also star.
Elizabeth Banks set to make her directional debut on the pic, it is being reported that ‘True Grit’ Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld is set to join the likes of Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow in ‘Pitch Perfect 2.’ Kay Cannon is back writing the sequel, and Paul Brooks is producing with Banks and Max Handelman. A May 15th, 2015, release is set.
‘Pitch Perfect’ centered on a freshman (Anna Kendrick) who reluctantly joins a college acappella group called the Bellas and leads it to the finals. The movie grossed more than $115 million worldwide on a $17 million budget. It also over-performed in ancillary markets with the studio estimating it generated roughly $135 million in physical and digital home entertainment sales across North America to date, making it one of the top-performing DVD and VOD titles of 2013.
2 New Images From Marjane Satrapi’s ‘The Voices’ – Starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick….
From Empire comes these two new images from ‘The Voices,’ which is directed by Marjane Satrapi and written by Michael R. Perry. Satrapi previously directed ‘Persepolis,’ based on her best-selling graphic novel, which was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Jury Prize in Cannes. Her film ‘Chicken with Plums’ premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Starring the likes of Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick, and Jacki Weaver, ‘The Voices’ marks her first English language film.
‘The Voices’ is a genre-bending film which centers around Jerry, a lovable but disturbed factory worker who yearns for the attention of a woman in accounting. When their relationship takes a sudden turn, we follow Jerry’s perspective as his talking pets, a sinister cat and benevolent dog, lead him down a fantastical, murderous path. Currently no release date has been set, yet the film will be showing at Sundance London on April 26th.