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Anna Kendrick to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'Stowaway'

Anna Kendrick / All Lights Film MagazineAnna Kendrick has signed on to star in Stowaway, a sci-fi thriller from XYZ Films.YouTube star turned filmmaker Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison, the duo behind survival thriller Arctic, make up the creative team behind the project, which XYZ and CAA Media Finance will introduce at this week’s AFM. Penna and Morrison co-wrote the script, and Penna will direct.

Stowaway marks the second collaboration between XYZ and Penna and Morrison after Arctic. XYZ will also continue sales at AFM on a number of titles, including Synchronic, starring Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan, and The Silencing, starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Kendrick, who was nominated for an Oscar for her work in 2009's Up in the Air, is currently in theaters with Paul Feig’s thriller A Simple Favor. The movie, which also stars Blake Lively, has grossed over $53 million since its September debut. The actress is also the star of the Pitch Perfect franchise.

Kendrick is repped by CAA and Morris Yorn. Penna and Morrison are repped by CAA, Management 360 and Hansen Jacobson.

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