Anna Kendrick to star in "Mr. Right"

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Based on a book by Mickey Rapkin, Jason Moore directs this 2012 comedy musical centered around an all-girls acappella group called The Bellas. After years of embarrassing performances at the national finals, the group is in a slump when they wind up recruiting an energetic freshman named Beca (Anna Kendrick). As the newbie sets out to re-vamp everything from the set to their music, The Bellas' enter a much-needed rebuilding process. Their goal is to make it to the campus championship, where they'll take on their male rivals.
May 6th, 2014

Anna Kendrick is to star alongside Sam Rockwell in 'Mr. Right'.

The 28-year-old actress has signed on to join the 'Seven Psychopaths' actor in the upcoming romance, which will be directed by Paco Cabezas, with shooting expected to begin later this year, according to Deadline.com.

The script for 'Mr. Right' was penned by 'Chronicle' screenwriter Max Landis - who will also executive produce alongside Stephen Emery - and centres on a woman (Kendrick) who, after a string of failed relationships, meets her ''Mr. Right''.

However, as their relationship develops the truth will unravel and she will discover that her new love is a former hit-man, and their relationship will be put to the test as they're forced to save each other as his past comes back to haunt him.

The film is being financed and produced by Amasia Entertainment's Michael Helfant and Bradley Gallo with Circle of Confusion's Lawrence Mattis and Rick Jacobs also taking on producing roles.

Kendrick - who is known for parts in films including 'Pitch Perfect' and 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' - will next be seen in Disney's 'Into the Woods' followed by 'Pitch Perfect 2', while Rockwell is to star in the reboot of 'Poltergeist' next year.