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Anna Kendrick on Seating Arrangements at Weddings: “I Want to Be at Table 19”

Anna Kendrick Table 19Anna Kendrick’s character is placed at the reject table in ‘Table 19’ and this is what happens — watch the cute trailer here. (Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight)

Anna Kendrick says she prefers to sit with the misfits at weddings.

The actress, who’s starring in a new flick called Table 19, portrays the former best friend of the bride. After a falling out, the bride assigns her to the “reject” table at the reception. In a new teaser for the movie, Kendrick gives an impressive rundown of each table and the people placed at their respective seats.

“Most wedding movies focus on the bride and groom,” Kendrick said on the Today show this week. “[But] who are those people way in the back who don’t know anybody?”

In real life, Kendrick says she’s never noticed this specific table—likely because she’s only been in one wedding. “I’ve only been a bridesmaid once,” she said. “I feel like I’ve made an effort to not have super close female friends. Every female friend is like, ‘I’m on this email chain and it’s about the manicures and we’re gonna get the same manicure.’”

The Pitch Perfect star added, “I want to be at table 19. You can get drunk at table 19. I’d rather be the one who hangs out at the back table.”

Watch the new promo above.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.