Fans of the Pitch Perfect franchise beamed with excitement upon hearing the news that Pitch Perfect 3 would be coming to our screens later this year. The franchise is famous for its a capella remixes of classic pop hits – little wonder fans are so excited about the Barden Bellas' third (and purportedly final) adventure.
While Pitch Perfect is rightly celebrated for its uplifting vibrant mood it all centres on the quick-witted and wonderful Anna Kendrick who returns again as Beca in Pitch Perfect 3. But she's not just popular on-screen – here's why everyone loves Anna off it, too.
She's done it all from indies to massive blockbusters
Not only has Anna appeared in mainstream hits like vampire/werewolf phenomenon Twilight and the Pitch Perfect series, she has also showcased her acting range in smaller indie movies such as Drinking Buddies and Happy Christmas.
Whether appearing in major blockbusters like The Accountant or lending her voice to Princess Poppy in Trolls, it seems she really can can do anything.
She can sing, act and write
While some people are lucky to have one talent that leads them to success, in the case of Anna Kendrick she seems to have a never-ending supply. From an early age she was already wowing audiences with her singing talent in the musical High Society as well as the New York City production of A Little Night Music.
When it comes to acting she has more than held her own against such Hollywood stars as Ben Affleck, Jake Gyllenhaal and Meryl Streep. If that wasn’t enough to make you love Anna she also wrote a memoir called 'Scrappy Little Nobody' in 2016. That’s the music world, the acting world and writing world conquered then.
She's a genuinely lovely person
Hollywood is famous for tales of stars going off the rails and letting their celebrity status go to their heads. But one look at Anna’s Twitter page will only make you love the actress even more. Here's a response to one fan's love for her book.
Following your hero's Twitter page can often feel like a chore; this is not the case with Anna Kendrick, as her followers are often treated to her quick wit and wonderful, self-deprecating sense of humour.
She bosses Instagram
Want more proof of Anna's quirky charm? We've rounded up some Instagram highlights, including...
Having a hoot with owls
Making friends with horses
Hanging with cute dogs
Andy Furlong is a writer who blogs for Cineworld as part of our news team.