ByAlisha Grauso, writer at
Editor-at-large here at Movie Pilot. Nerd out with me on Twitter, comrades: @alishagrauso
Alisha Grauso

Things are moving lightning fast on casting 's controversial Kickstarter movie project Wish I Was Here. He's already cast a handful of people in specific roles, and it was announced earlier that Twilight, Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World and Pitch Perfect star has been added to the list.

Braff had nothing but glowing praise for the up-and-coming actress, according to

She has a screen presence so strong you just can't take your eyes off of her. a movie star. I love her. I am thrilled to announce she will be joining us to play Janine, a young woman who's into Cosplay that my brother () becomes smitten by...

Along with Braff and Gad, Kendrick will joining a cast that also includes , whose current role is Saul in Homeland, but who I think we can all agree will always really be Inigo Montoya in our hearts.

Wish I Was Here tells the story of a struggling actor (Braff) who agrees to homeschool his kids when his ailing father can no longer pay for their private education. The actor uses his childhood fantasy of being a "space knight" as a teaching tool with his kids and in doing so, rediscovers who he is and what's important.

This movie could basically end up being wonderful or so angsty and unrealistic that it kind of makes you want to scream, and I'm really not sure which one it will be. What do you think? Let us know. And don't forget to [[follow]] along so we can keep you updated on any casting news, trailers, and a release date.


Latest from our Creators