As we first reported, Anna recently joined the cast of “The Company You Keep“. There are now a few articles on Anna’s role and some other new cast mates. Anna will play, Diana – a young FBI agent and Shia Lebeauf’s ex girlfriend :
Anna Kendrick, Brendan Gleeson join ‘The Company You Keep’
Anna Kendrick and Brendan Gleeson have signed up for Robert Redford’s upcoming political thriller The Company You Keep.
The pair will also be joined by Iron Man star Terence Howard in the film, which will be directed by the legendary actor.
Redford will star in the lead role of the Neal Gordon adaptation, which centres around a militant who is chased by a journalist that knows his true identity.
Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci will also star in the film. Shooting started in Vancouver last month.
Kendrick will play LaBeouf’s ex-girlfriend, who helps him gain information to track Redford’s character.
The Twilight actress also appears in the cancer-themed comedy 50/50 starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The Company You Keep Adds Anna Kendrick and Terrence Howard
Director Robert Redford has added a few more actors to his roster for his upcoming political thriller The Company You Keep, including Anna Kendrick, Terrence Howard, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Elliott, and newcomer Jackie Evancho, an 11-year-old finalist on America’s Got Talent.
The actors join Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Brit Marling, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Richard Jenkins, Julie Christie, Stephen Root, Stanley Tucci and Chris Cooper in the Lem Dobbs-scripted pic, based on the novel by Neil Gordon.
Robert Redford stars as Jim Grant, a former Weather Underground militant wanted by the FBI for 30 years who must go on the run when a young, ambitious reporter (Shia LaBeouf) exposes his true identity.
Anna Kendrick will play Diana, a young FBI agent and Shia LaBeouf’s former flame who provides him with information he needs to uncover the truth about Grant and the Bank of Michigan robbery.
Terrence Howard will play Cornelius, the senior FBI agent on the case who has relentlessly pursued Grant across the nation and now leads the task force assigned to take down the Weather Underground fugitives who have been on the run for three decades.
Brendan Gleeson will play Henry Osborne, the retired Michigan Chief of Police who investigated the bank robbery in the 1960s.
Sam Elliott will play Mac, Christie’s employer in the marijuana trade who used to be romantically involved with her.
Jackie Evancho will play Robert Redford’s daughter, who recently lost her mother and is unaware of her father’s militant past.
The political action thriller is currently filming in Vancouver.
The Company You Keep is in development and stars Shia LaBeouf, Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon, Richard Jenkins, Julie Christie, Brit Marling, Nick Nolte. The film is directed by Robert Redford.
Anna’s IMDB is also showing her name listed in Pitch Perfect, so it should only be a matter of time before her involvement with that is made official as well !