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  • - Are you still pinching yourself?

  • 'Cause I feel like you just come on the scene recently.

  • - This all makes perfect sense to me.

  • I'm obviously a huge deal.

  • I've always known.

  • Yeah, but honestly!

  • Yeah, I mean the fact that you professional ladies are

  • sitting here with - look at you - you are the true heroes.

  • Think you're busy?

  • Try being her! Anna Kendrick has her hands full.

  • She's got 8 movies in the works.

  • - Wait, what?

  • - A new book deal, better get writing sister.

  • - Oh no.

  • - And nearly 4 million twitter followers, but this week

  • it's all about one thing: "Pitch Perfect 2."

  • Take a look.

  • I dug my key into the side of his pretty little

  • souped-up 4-wheel drive.

  • Carved my name into his leather seats.

  • I took a Louisville Slugger to both headlights.

  • Slashed a hole in all 4 tires.

  • Maybe next time he'll think before he cheats.

  • Is that as fun as it looks?

  • It's funny. This is the first time

  • that I've fully acknowledged and realized

  • in watching that clip that I apparently

  • couldn't help doing it in kind of a Southern accent.

  • - You have to.

  • - I didn't need to do that, it's just a country song.

  • I didn't have to do an accent but I'm doing a

  • Louisville Slugger!

  • I also like the -

  • before he cheats.

  • Yeah. I know, I did enjoy trying

  • to intimidate Jason Jones.

  • He was very game for it.

  • Your anger felt real.

  • It didn't say in the script that I was angry.

  • I think I was just - it was hot that day.

  • We were doing it a lot.

  • It just came down to - I got really aggressive.

  • - Now were you into doing a sequel?

  • Everyone loves "Pitch Perfect."

  • Huge surprise, cult following.

  • When they came to you and said, "Let's do a sequel,"

  • were you like "yes" or ...

  • - It was weird because there were so many rumors

  • about a sequel for a long, long time.

  • For like a full year after the movie

  • and it just didn't feel like it was really gonna happen.

  • So I was running around going

  • that's not gonna happen, sorry.

  • It just probably isn't gonna happen

  • because movies have made more money

  • and have not gotten sequels.

  • So I didn't expect it to happen.

  • And then, it really wasn't until all the girls signed on

  • that I was like, "It would be so crazy

  • if they were all doing it and I wasn't there so."

  • Exactly, where are you Beca?

  • I know I would be having big-time "Pitch Perfect" FOMO.

  • You really would.

  • - Is down here to last me 10 years,

  • 11 if I'm willing to store and drink my own sweat,

  • which I am.

  • - How fun was that?

  • - So now you could say that you have co-starred with Justin.

  • - Yeah, yeah in my own way, yeah.

  • Mostly just listening to him through headphones

  • - People don't realize that you're not actually -

  • - Because he produced the soundtrack he was there

  • whenever I did actual vocal singing,

  • any of the music.

  • So he's behind the glass,

  • giving me notes and stuff.

  • - How much do you enjoy that part of your job -

  • the singing portion?

  • - It's so much fun. I don't know why every time I get to it,

  • I'm like, "Surely this is the last time I'm gonna be able

  • to get away with this."

  • - But you're so good at it.

  • - Thank you, guys.

  • - When somebody's faking it, you're auto-tuning them

  • all the time.

  • Yeah, you're not faking it.

  • - Do have a go to a pick-me-up song?

  • Something that you love to sing

  • that puts you in a good mood?

  • Well right now, of course, because we just listened to it.

  • The only song I could think of is "Can't Stop the Feeling."

  • But I guess that's kind of the black magic of that song.

  • You hear it once and it's like all day.

  • It was one of those -

  • when we were in Rio, we played that song 1,000 times

  • and it was the one song that got the audience

  • to explode every single time.

  • I know, I can't stop.

  • I mean even Justin - they play it when we arrive

  • at events to promote the film.

  • It'll be playing and every time I expect that

  • I'm gonna be the loser who's dancing

  • and he's gonna be like, "I'm so sick of this song.

  • I recorded it, it's my song."

  • You can't help but like

  • - You can't help it give a little move.

  • - Are you still pinching yourself?

  • 'Cause I feel like you've just come on the scene recently.

  • - This all makes perfect sense to me.

  • I'm obviously a huge deal.

  • I've always known.

  • Yeah! The fact that you professional ladies

  • are sitting here - look at you - you are the true heroes.

  • Anna Kendrick is a woman of so many talents.

  • She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in

  • "Up In The Air" with George Clooney,

  • but she's probably most recognized

  • as Beca from the "Pitch Perfect" franchise.

  • Well now, she's adding a new title to her resume: author.

  • In her first book called "Scrappy Little Nobody,"

  • Anna shares a collection of brutally honest short stories

  • that will have you laughing out loud.

  • I can vouch for that.

  • - Aw!

  • - Good morning!

  • - Good morning! Thank you so much for having me.

  • Y'all can't get rid of me. I just keep coming back.

  • - We don't want to. - Just knocking on the door.

  • - We love you and now you are an author

  • but as I understand it, not a memoirist.

  • Well, I don't know, that word sounds so pretentious.

  • Doesn't it?

  • I mean not if you've lived a storied life

  • but I do feel a little silly calling it a memoir,

  • as though I've experienced so much and could possibly

  • impart wisdom.

  • I don't know what you call a book of embarrassing

  • and slightly incriminating stories.

  • - You call it "Scrappy Little Nobody."

  • - Yeah.

  • - I actually love that title.

  • - Thank you.

  • - But, let's discuss it. Let's unpack.

  • - Yeah.

  • - So that's how you felt?

  • - It's one of those titles that I knew that some people

  • might take as me trying to be like,

  • "Oh, little ole me."

  • That seems a little disingenuous but it was about

  • this conversation that I had with my brother.

  • Do you ever have that feeling like, "Uh, am I getting lazy?

  • Did I used to be a better version of myself?"

  • And I had this conversation with my brother

  • and I was like, "I think I was more capable when

  • I was this scrappy little nobody."

  • And he was like, "You're still scrappy,

  • you just get more emails now."

  • - So Anna Kendrick is used to being a leading lady

  • on-screen.

  • - But now Anna's getting booted to the back table

  • at her best friend's wedding

  • in her newest film "Table 19."

  • Let's take a look at it.

  • I did the table assignments with Francie,

  • how could the person who did the table assignments

  • have no one else here?

  • I planned half the wedding.

  • OK. Table 1 is Francine Dugan.

  • Everyone who actually matters

  • including Teddy Miller, the best man child

  • and Nicky Carmichael, the second choice maid of honor.

  • Table 2, Francie's hideous Dad.

  • - Roger? No, he's lovely though.

  • - Roger and his trophy wife and Doug's parents

  • who are married but miserable.

  • Table 3, Francie's disaster of a mother.