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Anna Kendrick has finalized a deal to star alongside Zac Efron and her Pitch Perfect co-star Adam DeVine in 20th Century Fox's upcoming comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. Zac Efron and Adam DeVine will play the title characters, two hard-partying and immature brothers who place an ad seeking wedding dates. They soon realize that their ad has gone viral.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anna Kendrick is playing a "wild child with a romantic heart" who gets paired up with Zac Efron's character. Mike and Dave both soon become aware that their dates are not only more immature than they are, but they can also out-party the siblings. The other brother's date has yet to be cast.
Kristen Stewart is in talks to star in an adaptation of Ben Fountain's best-selling novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, with another report revealing that Ben Platt has joined the cast. They will join newcomer Joe Arwyn as the title character, along with Garrett Hedlund and Steve Martin. Production is scheduled to begin later this month.
The story centers on 19-year-old Billy Flynn (Joe Arwyn), an infantryman who survives a firefight during the Iraq war in 2005. Billy and his surviving comrades are brought back to the U.S. by the Bush Administration for a "victory tour" that ends at the Dallas Cowboys stadium, where they are to be honored during halftime of the Thanksgiving football game, before going back to Iraq. Kristen Stewart will play Billy's older sister Kathryn, while Ben Platt is playing Josh, who works for the Dallas Cowboys organization and is in charge of taking care »
Exclusive: I hear the up-and-comer — recently of The Book Of Mormon on Broadway, the films Ricki And The Flash and the Pitch Perfect mini-franchise — has been cast in Ang Lee's adaptation of the acclaimed 2012 Ben Fountain novel about a group of servicemen sent on a “Victory Tour” after returning from combat in Iraq. The trip takes them to Texas, where they’re hosted by the Dallas Cowboys at Thanksgiving time. Already cast are Garrett Hedlund (Unbroken), Steve Martin and… »
Continuing her mission to infect mainstream and indie cinema with her inherent likeability and endless charm, Anna Kendrick is now set for another comedic performance in Fox’s Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates. The film’s descriptive title somewhat sums up the premise of Funny Or Die alum Jake Szymanski’s forthcoming caper, which stars Kendrick’s Pitch Perfect colleague Adam Devine and Neighbors frat rat Zac Efron.
The aforementioned male duo lead the movie as the titular Mike and Dave, a couple of single brothers in desperate need of dates for an upcoming wedding. As opposed to hitting a bar or possibly persuading female friends to accompany them, they opt to post a classified ad online hoping to attract suitable dates via more digital means. What’s interesting about the premise, which falls in line with the scope of today’s modern R-rated comedies, is that it’s »
- Gem Seddon
For some cast members, working on the show — which will air exclusively on Hulu beginning April 9 — induced a serious case of the life-imitating-art-imitating-life cycle.
“I feel that it really accurately represents college life and all the craziness that ensues in a dorm,” said Juliette Goglia, who plays a freshman resident on the show. “I’m a freshman at USC right now, living in the dorms. We have an episode called ‘Sexiled,’ and the second I got to USC, everyone was complaining about being sexiled!” (Read: Getting exiled from a dorm room so a roommate can privately engage in sexual activity.)
- Marianne Zumberge
Back in February, the developing 20th Century Fox comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates added "Workaholics" star and Pitch Perfect Treblemaker Adam DeVine to the film to co-star with Neighbors star Zac Efron as the two title dudes looking for, you guessed it, wedding dates. Now one of the ladies who ends up attending the matrimonial festivities has been locked down with THR reporting that DeVine's fellow Pitch Perfect star Anna Kendrick has joined the cast. Kendrick will be paired with Efron's character after the two take to Craigslist (or likely a fake equivalent) to find two dates for the upcoming nuptials. Read on! However, the ladies that these hard-partying, immature brothers find might be more than they can handle as they turn out to be more wild and immature than they are. Kendrick's character is described as a wild child with a romantic heart, which sounds like it »
- Ethan Anderton
Anna Kendrick's still getting used to this whole celebrity thing! The "Pitch Perfect 2" star covers the May issue of British Glamour magazine (via E!), where she reveals that she still gets nervous in front of the camera. While the brunette beauty has a ton of Hollywood blockbusters under her belt, she still feels awkward about being in the public eye from time to time. "Every year that goes by, I think that my on-camera smile is going to get easier," the 29-year-old tells the mag. "It's got worse and worse, to the point where I'm giving that Britney Spears terrified smile, where the lips are upturned, but there's nothing but fear in the eyes...I'm also the queen of ruining group photos. All my friends will be smiling and looking really pretty, and I'll be there pretending to pick my nose—or actually picking my nose. It's a fine line. »
- tooFab Staff
Hailee Steinfeld,, who wowed audiences as a 14-year-old in the 2010 movie “True Grit,” is all grown up now. She turned 18 in December and shows off her maturing sexuality in stunning photos by well-known photographer Dani Brubaker. She next appears in the upcoming sequel to “Pitch Perfect,” a 2012 musical comedy that starred an ensemble cast that included Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp and Brittany Snow. ...Read More »
Before she was part of the Twilight films, seen warbling in Pitch Perfect and Into The Woods or nabbing Oscar nominations for Up In The Air, Anna Kendrick was working steadily in the smaller indie likes of Camp and Rocket Science. She’s reuniting with Jeffrey Blitz, the writer/director of the latter, for his new film Table 19. Kendrick heads a cast that also includes Craig Robinson, Lisa Kudrow, Stephen Merchant, Tony Revolori, June Squibb, Wyatt Russell and Amanda Crew in the story of a group of strangers relegated to the misfits table at a destination wedding. With the cast in place, Blitz is ready to kick off shooting next week in Atlanta. Rocket Science was a big boost for both of them, with Blitz picking up the directing award at Sundance and a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize, before later landing several Independent Spirit Award nominations. Kendrick »
Senior Staff Writer Scott Davis looks at this week’s big Blu-ray releases in the Us…
All roads have led to this point, as they say. The final film in both The Hobbit Trilogy and J.R.R. Tolkien adaptations (at least for now), director Peter Jackson bids a fond farewell to Hobbits, Orcs and Wizards alike. Martin Freeman, Ian e, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lily and Orlando Bloom return amongst the stellar cast, as Bilbo and friends face the final battle to save Middle-earth from the deadly Smaug.
You read what Flickering Myth contributor Alfie Nobes made of the final chapter here.
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While it failed to make as much of an impact along the awards season over the last few months, Angelina Jolie’s excellent sophomore directorial effort made over $160 million »
- Scott J. Davis
The Bellas take on the world in a new television promo for Pitch Perfect 2.
The disgraced Bellas have one shot at regaining their past glory, but only if they can triumph over the best a capella groups from across the globe.
Banks is also producing and directing the sequel, with the first film's screenwriter Kay Cannon on board as well.
Anna Kendrick is girl-crush-worthy for so many reasons, including her singing, dancing, and silly antics. The Pitch Perfect star will be back in the spotlight in April when Lip Sync Battle premieres and she takes on Jennifer Lopez's hit "Booty." You probably already love her, but if you don't, here's a crash course on all the reasons we're obsessed. Source: Getty / Larry Busacca »
Adam DeVine has about two months to get in shape. And not just any kind of shape. The Pitch Perfect star begins shooting Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates opposite hot-bodied Zac Efron in May. "It shoots in Hawaii so we both have to have our shirts off," DeVine told me at a SXSW cocktail party for his new horror comedy The Final Girls. "I just got the personal trainer who trained Chris Pratt to go from fat guy to look at him today!" He was taking advantage of whatever training-free time he had remaining. "I'm eating as many tacos as I can right now because I know my life is about to change," DeVine said. "And then I'm just going to do it. I don't want to do »
Released in cinemas tomorrow, we’ve been sent this hilarious prank video to promote dark comedy The Voices, which sees some unsuspecting people getting the fright of their live when they open a fridge door.
See Also: Movie Review – The Voices (2014)
Check out the video below:
Editor’s note: In a funny turn of events, I actually know the girl in the fridge!
Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is an affable singleton who works on the factory floor at a bathtub factory, ever eager to get along with his co-workers, especially Fiona (Gemma Arterton) and Lisa (Anna Kendrick) from accounts. After work Jerry goes home to his pet cat, Mr. Whiskers, and loyal dog Bosco, where the three of them hang out, watch TV and discuss the day’s events. When one night he accidentally kills Fiona, Jerry hastily covers his tracks, under the strict advice of the subversive Mr. Whiskers. But »
- Luke Owen
Brittany Snow teased fans with details about Pitch Perfect 2 in a recent interview, promising a film “bigger and badder” than the original. Brittany Snow Teases Pitch Perfect 2 Pitch Perfect 2 brings back the Barden Bellas from Pitch Perfect, with a few new members played by Hailee Steinfeld and Chrissy Fit, as they fight […]
- Olivia Truffaut
Rebel Wilson loves her Hollywood pals but they're not on her emergency contact list. In fact, she tells Elle Australia that they're good for two things.
"I have a lot of celebrity friends. But they're all Hollywood friends," Wilson tells the women's magazine. "You can't call them if you fall over and break your leg, but if you're having a BBQ and wanna chitchat, you hang out with them, or you go to their house."
News: Rebel Wilson Thinks 'Bigger Girls Do Better In Comedy'
Pitch Perfect fans are gearing up to see Wilson and her gal pals return to the big screen for the singing sequel, but the 29-year-old actress assures her admirers that she's not funny all the time. Otherwise, she'd go insane.
"Most people who know me know I'm not switched on all the time. I don't like to be like that in real life, because it's draining," she admits »
If you're a fan of the Pitch Perfect movies, chances are running into Rebel Wilson would be aca-awesome! After all she is the genius behind Fat Amy. But in a new interview with Elle Australia, the actress admits that she's not like her character or even that funny at all points of the day. "Most people who know me know I'm not switched on all the time. I don't like to be like that in real life, because it's draining," she told the publication. "If I'm how I am as Fat Amy all f--king day…I can be sometimes, but I'd be a psycho if I was like that 24/7." She added, "You gotta chill out and just be normal a bit, I say." Speaking of normal, »
Stroma will play a brash Yale grad who is an undercover CIA agent in Libya. John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Max Martini and Pablo Schreiber also star in the project which begins filming next month in Malta and Morocco. [Source: Deadline]
Danish actors Lars Mikkelsen and Sofie Grabol will star in Jesper W Nielsen's $4.4 million-budgeted "The Day Will Come" which begins a nine week shoot shortly in Denmark. The pair previously starred together in the first season of "The Killing" in 2007.
Set in 1967, the story centers on two young brothers (Harald Kaiser Hermann, Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt) who are instantly robbed of their lives when they are placed in a boy’s home forgotten by time. Armed only with a vivid imagination and a fickle hope, »
- Garth Franklin
Deadline reports that Stroma will star as an undercover CIA agent in Libya in the film, which centers on the attack of a Us State Department Special Mission Compound in Benghazi on the anniversary of 9/11.
The Inbetweeners 2 star Stroma will next be seen in Lifetime's original comedy-drama series UnReal, which is set to premiere on June 1.
Chuck Hogan has written the script, based on Mitchell Zuckoff's book Thirteen Hours: A Firsthand Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi. »
The cast for Michael Bay’s new true-life military thriller 13 Hours continues to fill out. Freddie Stroma, a veteran of the Harry Potter films and Pitch Perfect, has landed a role.Written by Chuck Hogan, the script adapts Mitchell Zuckoff’s book 13 Hours: The Inside Account Of What Really Happened In Benghazi. The focus will be on six members of a security team who fought to defend the Us State Department special mission compound in Libya when terrorists attacked the place. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and one of the compound’s workers died in the initial assault and two contractors were killed during another attack on a nearby CIA facility. John Krasinski is starring alongside James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber and David Denman. Stroma, last seen in The Inbetweeners 2, will play an arrogant Yale graduate who also happens to be an undercover CIA agent working in the city. »
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