22 October 2012 10:06 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

After making her mark in 2007's indie Rocket Science, Anna Kendrick has often played the same sort of fast-talking Type-a personality on screen. She earned an Oscar nomination doing a similar routine in Up in the Air, but she also proved she has impressive musical skills in this month's buzzed-about comedy Pitch Perfect. Now Moviehole reports that one of Kendrick's upcoming projects will allow her to put her pipes on display again, as she'll star in a film adaptation of the stage musical The Last Five Years, a love story told backward and forward at the same time through the perspectives of the two people involved. More below. Filmmaker Richard Lagravenese (finishing up Beautiful Creatures, of Living Out Loud, P.S. I Love You and Freedom Writers previously) is writing and directing the film, which is based on Jason Robert Brown's play about the struggles of a relationship. It sounds »

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