Kendrick will play the wife of Jake Gyllenhaal
EXCLUSIVE: Anna Kendrick and Natalie Martinez are in negotiations to co-star in “End of Watch” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena.Pic will be written and directed by David Ayer. Story follows the longtime partnership of two LAPD officers as they confront marriage, love, fatherhood and the harsh realities of the Los Angeles streets. Kendrick and Martinez will play the officers’ love interest. Ayers and John Lesher will produce through Ayer’s Crave Films and Lesher’s Le Grisbi Productions. Exclusive Films International is handling worldwide sales of the pic and the film is expected to go into production sometime this summer. Kendrick can be seen next in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1″ as well as “50/50″ starring Joseph Gordon Levitt and Seth Rogen. Martinez was most recently seen as Det. Sanchez on ABC’s “Detroit 1-8-7.” She is repped by CAA and Barnes, Morris, Mark, Yorn & Levine. Martinez is repped by WME and Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Entertainment.
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