Stowaway

Netflix has picked up Stowaway, a sci-fi film featuring Anna Kendrick (A Simple Favor, Pitch Perfect), Toni Collette (Velvet Buzzsaw, Hereditary), Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-O, Lost, Always Be My Maybe), and Shamier Anderson (Race, Destroyer). The Joe Penna-directed movie involves a mission to Mars gone wrong. Netflix will release the pic in the US, UK, Australia/New Zealand, India, Latin America, Africa, and select other countries in Asia and Europe.

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Love Life season 2

Love Life, HBO Max’s romantic anthology series, has found its new lead actor.

William Jackson Harper, who broke out playing neurotic, ethics-obsessed professor Chidi Anagonye in NBC’s excellent The Good Place, will take over as the new central focus in Love Life season 2. Anna Kendrick starred in the first season, and if you didn’t get enough of her in those ten episodes, don’t worry: her character is expected to pop back in on occasion during season 2. Read More »

Pitch Perfect Virtual Reunion

If you thought Pitch Perfect 3 was the last time the Barden Bellas would get back together make some aca-awesome a cappella music with their mouths, think again.

As the musical competition circuit announcers John Smith (John Michael Higgins) and Gail Abernathy-McKadden-Feinberger (Elizabeth Banks) so succinctly put it, “It seems that not even a quarantine could keep them from harassing us with another musical performance.” The Barden Bellas from across all three of the Pitch Perfect movies have gotten back together virtually, including Anna Kendrick and Hailee Steinfeld, to perform Beyoncé’s 2011 hit “Love On Top,” and it’s all for charity. Read More »

Scott Pilgrim Cast Reunion

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is celebrating its tenth anniversary, and to make the celebration even more exciting for fans, the cast of the cult-favorite got together (remotely) for a table read of the screenplay and it’s online right now. Director Edgar Wright and Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O’Malley also got involved, so if you’re a fan of this film – and if you read this site, you probably are – you’re going to want to check this out.   Read More »

love life season 2

Anna Kendrick‘s Love Life is going strong. HBO Max has renewed the romantic comedy anthology series for a second season after it shot to the top of the new streaming platform’s most watched titles. Love Life is the first Max Original to get a renewal.

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How to Make Burn Wounds for Movies

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out how burn wounds are created by make-up effects artists for movies and TV shows. Plus, watch a video essay focusing on how director Greta Gerwig revolutionized the classic story of Little Women to make it feel fresh again. And finally, listen as Anna Kendrick breaks down her career, starting with early roles in Camp and Rocket Science and taking us up through this year’s Trolls World Tour. Read More »

trolls world tour bonuses

You thought Trolls World Tour was done making headlines? Think again, chumps. The animated sequel, which may end up as one of the most significant films in Hollywood history, is still generating some controversy – not from theater chains, this time, but from its own stars.

A new report says that Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and the sequel’s other “top voice stars” were not told ahead of time that the movie would be skipping theaters and premiering straight on VOD, and now their representatives are trying to secure the actors the bonuses they would have received had the movie opened theatrically.
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dummy trailer anna kendrick

Quibi, you’ve done it again. The short-form streaming service has unveiled a trailer for a new show, and in true Quibi fashion, it looks like the type of parody of a TV series you’d see on 30 Rock. It’s called Dummy, and it stars Anna Kendrick as a woman who goes on a road trip with a sentient sex doll. Yes, really. The sex doll appears to remain perfectly still – save for its face, which is animated in a truly nightmarish fashion. See for yourself below!

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Trolls World Tour Trailer

After being unable to stop the feeling of rhythm in the animated movie Trolls back in 2016, Trolls World Tour finds Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) learn that there are even more tribes of trolls out in the world, each with their own unique musical tastes. Unfortunately, Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom), aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne), is trying to collect all six of the Infinity Stones strings of music in order to destroy every kind of music except rock. Watch the Trolls: World Tour trailer to see how that all plays out. Read More »

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Noelle trailer

Remember Fred Claus, the 2007 film in which Vince Vaughn played Santa’s brother? Well, ’tis about to be the season for Noelle, a new Christmas comedy starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader in which the two of them play Kris Kringle’s children. Take a guess which of them is the total mess and which one totally has their shit together! Find out the answer in the first trailer, which premiered this evening during the D23 Expo in Anaheim. Read More »