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Appearances & Events > Appearances in 2014 > Sep 08: “Cake” Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival


Appearances & Events > Appearances in 2014 > Sep 07: “The Last Five Years” Premiere – 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

What Had Anna Kendrick Terrified While Filming Pitch Perfect 2?

Someone’s afraid of heights!

Anna Kendrick, 29, who stars as an irresponsible sister in the dramedy Happy Christmas, revealed what had her shaking while filming Pitch Perfect 2 when she chatted with PEOPLE this week about “one last thing” …

Last sunburn
It’s been a while, because I usually avoid the sun like the plague. But I went on vacation to Mexico with my friend Aubrey Plaza, and I was under a hat and umbrella all day so I didn’t put sunscreen on. I went in the ocean for 10 minutes and got a super-painful sunburn on my face.

Last time I was nervous
Without spoiling anything, there is a point [in Pitch Perfect 2] when I am at a great height and have to jump, and it was actually totally terrifying and took me like three takes to even jump. Even thinking about it right now makes my stomach turn.

Last compliment I got
I feel like somebody told me I had nice skin at the grocery store the other day, which was really nice. But I don’t know if it was an old Gypsy woman who put a curse on me, because I’m immediately having a massive breakout.

Last thing I cooked
I had some of the girls over for Game of Thrones night, and I did a little chocolate and white chocolate fondue and some spanakopita and mini quiches.

Productions > Movies > The Hollars (2015) > On Set: July 31, 2014

Something to tell us? Anna Kendrick displays large baby bump… but it’s just a scene for her new film The Hollars

She plays a pregnant girlfriend in upcoming film The Hollars.

And Anna Kendrick displayed a large baby bump while pictured on set for the first time in Los Angeles on Friday.

The 28-year-old actress’ fake belly protruded from beneath a beige maternity shirt, which she teamed with a grey cardigan, grey tracksuit pants, and black slip-on shoes.

Bumping along: Anna Kendrick displayed a giant baby bump while pictured for the first time on the set of The Hollars in Los Angeles on Friday

The Twilight star was also pictured with red rollers in her hair and in another outfit consisting of bright red shorts, a white shirt, and a baggy grey jacket.

Also seen on set were director and star John Krasinski, as well as co-star Richard Jenkins, who strode about in a set of grey pyjamas.

The Hollars marks John’s second feature directorial effort, having helmed Brief Interviews With Hideous Men in 2009, based on a collection of 23 short stories by David Foster Wallace.

Conspicuous: The 28-year-old actress’ fake belly protruded from beneath a beige maternity shirt as she strolled about on set

Keeping it comfy: She also sported a grey cardigan, black sweats, and black slip-on shoes
Wardrobe change: The Twilight star was also pictured with red rollers in her hair and in another outfit consisting of bright red shorts, a white shirt, and a baggy grey jacket

Expecting: Anna plays a pregnant girlfriend in the upcoming film

In the film, the 34-year-old Office alum stars as an aspiring NYC artist who takes his girlfriend, played by Anna, to his Middle America hometown the day before his mother’s brain surgery.

There, he must navigate the topsy turvy life he left behind, as his dysfunctional family, high school friends, dad (Jenkins), and ex-girlfriend suddenly reappear in his life ahead of the operation.

Last Friday, Anna tweeted an image of her and John seated in what may be the waiting room of a doctor’s office, gazing a bit apprehensively at each other.

Her hands are resting atop her baby bump in the image captioned: ‘We are NOT sure we wanna have this baby @johnkrasinski #TheHollars’
Storyline: In The Hollars, an aspiring NYC artist takes his girlfriend, played by Anna, to his Middle America hometown the day before his mother’s brain surgery

Hard at work: Also seen on set was director and star John Krasinski, who is married to actress Emily Blunt
Leading man: John plays Anna’s boyfriend, who goes back to his hometown and must navigate the topsy turvy life he left behind

Good luck! The Hollars marks the 30-year-old The Office alum’s second feature directorial effort, having helmed Brief Interviews With Hideous Men in 2009, based on a collection of 23 short stories by David Foster Wallace

The petite brunette tweeted another photo shortly afterward, of John pushing her in a wheelchair through a hospital aisle, both smiling with glee.

She captioned it: ‘Eh, whatever let’s do it! Wheeeee!!!! @johnkrasinski #TheHollars’

Meanwhile, Anna can be seen this Christmas in the fantasy film, Into The Woods, about a witch, played by Meryl Streep, who conspires to teach important lessons to various popular characters, including Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack from Jack And The Beanstalk, and Anna’s character, Cinderella.

Sneak peek: Last Friday, Anna tweeted an image of her and John seated in what may be the waiting room of a doctor’s office, writing, ‘We are NOT sure we wanna have this baby @johnkrasinski #TheHollars’

Happy couple: The petite brunette tweeted another photo shortly afterward, of John pushing her in a wheelchair through a hospital aisle, writing, ‘Eh, whatever let’s do it! Wheeeee!!!!’ {dailymail.co.uk}

The first full trailer of Into the Woods is now out! We can see Anna as a dismayed Cinderella starting at the .41 mark!

Disney has released several new stills of the cast in Into the Woods, and we can now see our first official look of Anna as Cinderella!

Productions > Movies > Into the Woods (2014) > Stills

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Kind of looks like a very old school version of Cups is about to go down ;D!

Ready for another cup? ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ stars spill on sequel

Good news for fans who missed them when they were gone: In next year’s “Pitch Perfect 2,” the Barden Bellas once again will raise their voices in glorious a cappella harmony. And the stars of the highly anticipated sequel dished — well, a little, anyway — about the film’s plot in a behind-the-scenes chat with TODAY Monday.

“The Bellas have a new main rival this time around,” director/star Elizabeth Banks told TODAY’s Natalie Morales. “They’ve gotten too big for their britches, possibly literally. And they’ve sort of forgotten about the music a little bit.”

Co-star Rebel Wilson joked that the sequel will have more stunts. “That bit when you’re dangling from the helicopter…” Wilson said in a teasing voice, looking at returning co-star Anna Kendrick. Gesturing toward cast newcomer Hailee Steinfeld, Wilson added, “That bit with the shark, it really is her.”

One thing is clear: “Pitch Perfect 2” will have plenty of elaborate choreography. Morales got a firsthand look at the moves.

“Pitch Perfect 2” hits theaters May 15, 2015.

A new film has popped up on Anna’s IMDB, called Mantivities. The summary is “A group of friends get together in an attempt to shake their adolescent behavior.” It is a comedy due to come out April 6th, 2015. Anna will star alongside Christ Pine :D The director is Michael Patrick Jann (Drop Dead Gorgeous, Reno 911!)

EDIT: Replaced stills with HQ and added more MQ’s!

Productions > Movies > A Happy Christmas (2014)

There have been a lot of released clips of Anna in ‘Happy Christmas,’ includine Behind the Scenes Featurette, a clip called “Bath Time, “and *gasp* a make-out scene!

The trailer for ‘Cake,’ which Anna is in is also out, but Anna isn’t in the trailer :-/.

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