In the last three years, Anna Kendrick‘s career has exploded. Thanks to the little a cappella flick that could, Pitch Perfect, the 29-year-old actress has been the go-to girl for all-things movie musical. And now, she’s starring in the most heartbreaking of them all, Richard LaGravenese‘s The Last Five Years.
Two very different love stories are competing for your attention this Valentine’s weekend, Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, and The Last Five Years, starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. The former is about an unhealthy BDSM relationship, and the latter is a musical about one completely falling apart. Regardless of how depressing that sounds, Kendrick made an excellent case for why you should watch her sing.
Celebrity best friends aren’t like you and me. Sure, they go to dinner, gossip, and (probably) binge-watch CSI together. But you know what they also do that, like, 99.9 percent of normal BFFs don’t? Co-star in movies, walk the runway together, and enjoy VIP parties with the VIP-est of the VIP.
Kim Kardashian has a Christmas conflict. Kanye West wants to spend the holiday in Paris, while Kardashian’s family is celebrating in California. This would be their first Christmas as a married couple, so Kim K. has a big choice to make. The Gossip Table has more details.
We all grew up with the happily ever afters of iconic fairy tales. But do the same ideals featured in these classic stories hold up in modern relationships? VH1 asked the Into the Woods cast to weigh in at the New York press conference on Sunday.
Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, and the Barden Bellas crew take their a cappella game to the next level in the Pitch Perfect 2. Amidst girl-on-girl bonding and beat-boxing, we see the familiar faces of Skylar Astin, Elizabeth Banks (who also directs the film), and John Michael Higgins reprising their roles in the sequel, plus the addition of everyone’s favorite quirky cameo, David Cross.
Anna Kendrick isn’t offended by people who don’t think she’s pretty, Ben Savage takes a 180 turn from his Girl Meets World role, Matthew Morrison will return to Broadway, and more in today’s Last Lap.