Anna Kendrick may have chosen an eclectic mix of parts - from Twilight to her Oscar-nominated role in Up In The Air - but she revealed to Marie Claire that she relished in playing a more gentle character in new movie End of Watch.
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We spoke to the Twilight alumni about this move away from her previous roles, as she revealed playing Janet opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, was a challenge she loved. Anna Kendrick said: ‘It’s certainly nice to be playing someone a lot softer and it’s certainly different to the tone of the rest of the film.’
The star went on to praise the film’s writer and director, David Ayer saying: ‘I had to improvise a piece where I was on tape saying a message to Jake Gyllenhaal’s character and it was really special. David Ayer is this big tough guy but he writes beautiful parts for women.’
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Anna Kendrick also plays her roles beautifully as any fan of hers will know but she’s also keen to share what makes British men so beautiful to Americans, after all she is she is dating, English writer/director Edgar Wright.
Anna said: ‘Aside from the adorable accent, the sense of humour is a big part of why Americans love British men. American guys try really hard to be funny, but there’s a self deprecating humour with British guys that I think is really appealing and endearing.’
When Anna isn’t praising our nation’s men, she’s sharing personal photos with her fans on Instagram the latest of which show the star adopting a variety of fun poses including one in a swimsuit by a pool, climbing a mountain with friends and fitting inside a kitchen cupboard – as you do!
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