Watch "Anna Kendrick Loves Her New Desk Job" (Video)
13 May 2014
Tony and Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick stars in the short film "The Call," written and directed by Eric Ogden for Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business Issue.
The star of the film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's musical The Last Five Years, Kendrick will also appear as Cinderella in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical Into the Woods.
She has also appeared in the "Twilight" film series, "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," "50/50" and "Pitch Perfect."
Kendrick, who received an Oscar nomination for her role in "Up in the Air," was a Tony nominee at age 12 for her role as Dinah in High Society and gave a memorable performance of "The Ladies Who Lunch" in the movie "Camp."
In "The Call," Kendrick works at a dull desk job while pitching the business idea "puppy rentals for people with hangovers."
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.