PHEW. So much better than “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”, etc.
Anna Kendrick keeps “Company” with Shia LaBeouf, Brit Marling and Robert Redford
Oscar nominated actress Anna Kendrick is the latest to join the cast of Robert Redford’s increasingly well-rounded ensemble cast of “The Company You Keep”, in which he stars opposite Shia LaBeouf and Brit Marling. Terrence Howard, Sam Elliot, Brendon Gleeson and 11-year-old “America’s Got Talent” finalist Jackie Evancho have also joined the cast that also includes Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Richard Jenkins, Julie Christie, Stephen Root, Stanley Tucci and Chris Cooper, reports Variety.
Based on the novel by Neil Gordon and adapted for the big screen by Lem Dobbs, “Company” centers around “the story of former Weather Underground militant Jim Grant, wanted by the FBI for 30 years, who must go on the run when his true identity is exposed by a young, ambitious reporter hell-bent on making a name for himself. Redford plays the former radical at the center of this nationwide manhunt and LaBeouf, the determined journalist doggedly chasing him and his story.” Kendrick will play a young FBI agent who’s also LaBeouf’s character’s ex, who provides him with updated information as he tracks down Grant.
The “Up in the Air” actress was recently seen in Jonathan Levine’s critically acclaimed “50/50″ and recently wrapped up “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and David Ayers’ cop drama “End of Watch.” She recently signed on to star in musical comedy “Pitch Perfect”, which begins filming this month in Louisiana.