LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Anna Kendrick sings in a first trailer for The Last Five Years.
The 29-year-old actress portrays Cathy Hiatt, a struggling actress whose five-year marriage to author Jamie Wellerstein (Jeremy Jordan) has just ended. The preview shows Cathy and Jamie in happier times, and reflects on how the couple's relationship deteriorated.
The Last Five Years is based on the Jason Robert Brown musical of the same name. The stage production sees Cathy recount her and Jamie's story from end to beginning, while Jamie presents from beginning to end. The characters' only interaction is a wedding song in the middle.
The Last Five Years is directed by P.S. I Love You helmer and Water for Elephants writer Richard LaGravenese. Natalie Knepp and Betsy Wolf co-star as Alise Michaels and Cathy's former roommate. The film opens in theaters
Kendrick will also sing as Cinderella in Disney's Into the Woods. The actress will reprise Beca Mitchell for Pitch Perfect 2, and is scheduled for Get a Job with Miles Teller, The Hollars with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Digging for Fire with Orlando Bloom.