Review: The Last 5 Years

Review: The Last 5 Years

Anna Kendrick plays Cinderella in this month’s Disney Broadway musical adaptation, Into the Woods, and returns as a cappella singer Beca in next year’s sequel, Pitch Perfect 2. However, in between those two film releases, Kendrick will again put her singing talent to good use with The Last Five Years, a big screen take on Jason Robert Brown’s acclaimed stage musical of the same name, as scripted and directed for the screen by Oscar-nominee Richard LaGravenese (Living Out LoudP.S. I Love You). Last Five Years deconstructs the five-year relationship between aspiring actress Cathy Hiatt (Kendrick) and aspiring novelist Jamie Wellerstein (Jeremy Jordan, Smash).

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