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Anna Kendrick flirts with dark comedy in Paul Feig's 'A Simple Favor'

Anna Kendrick flirts with dark comedy in Paul Feig's 'A Simple Favor'

Paul Feig's latest film, "A Simple Favor," is hard to categorize.

One part suburban noir, one part dramatic thriller, the film follows the evolution of the unlikeliest of friendships before shifting into a murder-mystery whodunit. Somehow, it also manages to be funny.

"It's not a joke fest, this movie, but it's behaviorally very funny," said Feig, known for directing comedy blockbusters including “Bridesmaids” and “Spy,” during an interview at his Feigco offices. "For me, all the humor comes from the extreme emotions or extreme personality traits of the characters and the situation they're in."

In “A Simple Favor,” which is now playing in...

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