LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Anna Kendrick sings a full cover of "I Can Do Better Than That" in a new clip from the forthcoming movie adaptation of the musical The Last Five Years.
Kendrick, 29, will play the lead female character in the Richard LaGravenese musical comedy. The film is based in the musical by Jason Robert Brown and follows the demise of a relationship between a struggling actress (Kendrick) and her novelist lover (Jeremy Jordan).
In "I Can Do Better" Kendrick's character shares her dream of leaving the small town where she's from to pursue a better life in a bigger city.
Kendrick, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in 2009's Up The Air, recently starred as Cinderella in the cinematographic adaptation of Into The Woods and will reprise her role as Beca in Pitch Perfect 2 on May 15.
The Last Five Years hits theaters Feb. 13.