EXCLUSIVE: The actress has signed up for a lead role in the indie comedy. Anna Kendrick will start shooting Drinking Buddies in Chicago later this month. Joe Swanberg is directing. Andrea Roa, Anish Savajani and Alica van Couvering are producing. The Up In The Air star has a slew of films coming out soon. Kendrick is one of the voices, along with Casey Affleck and Leslie Mann, in the stop motion animated ParaNorman, out in August. She also stars in the David Ayer-directed cop drama End of Watch, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena, as well as the musical Pitch Perfect and the Robert Redford-directed political thriller The Company You Keep. Kendrick is repped by CAA and lawyer Todd Rubenstein.
Anna Kendrick Joins 'Drinking Buddies'
Trending Now on Deadline
Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: CNN & Fox News Reporters Attacked On-Air; Networks Go Live To Obama Remarks Over No Indictment - Update
More From Patten
- NFL Thanksgiving Day Game Ratings Steady On NBC, 'Elementary' Rises, 'NFL on CBS' Scores
- 'Wendy Williams Show' Intern Lawsuit Should Be Tossed, Says Lionsgate
- 'Dancing With The Stars' Finale Ratings Hit 4-Season High, 'The Voice' Down, 'Flash' & 'Mindy Project' Even
- 'State Of Affairs' Ratings Fall On Night Of Ferguson Decision, 'Dancing With The Stars' & 'Scorpion' Steady, 'Sleepy Hollow' Down…
- Fox News Tops Ferguson Decision Viewership; CNN Wins Demo
- Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Gives ABC News First Interview Post Decision