Anna Kendrick Takes on Little Mermaid, ‘Cups’ and Dongs in ‘SNL’ Debut [VIDEOS]
Everyone’s new BFF Anna Kendrick made her ‘Saturday Night Live’ debut last night and as you would expect, the writers made sure that they utilized Anna’s comedic and singing talents to the fullest. We take a look at some of the highlights from last night’s episode.
Opening Monologue – The opening monologue showcased Anna’s musical theater talents in what was written as a parody of ‘Bonjour’ from ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ She begins her monologue explaining how she got her start in theater before jumping into a song and dance number of her own. Watch as she sings her way around the set with various contributions from the cast members.
‘The Little Mermaid’ Parody – In what was possibly the strongest sketch of the night, Anna plays a version of Ariel from ‘The Little Mermaid’ who only sings popular songs. Ursula (Aidy Bryant) is trying to steal the voice of Ariel but when Ariel belts pop hits such as Kesha‘s ‘We R Who We R,’ Britney Spears‘ ‘Womanizer,’ and Selena Gomez‘s ‘Come & Get It,’ the evil villainess hilariously starts to have second thoughts.
French Dance – In this recurring bit titled ‘Les Jeunes de Paris’ about a group of eccentric dancing French teenagers, we see Anna as a French waitress try to recreate the famous ‘Cups’ scene from her movie ‘Pitch Perfect’ but this time, she puts a more “bad girl” spin on the routine. Check it out, as we won’t spoil it for you.
‘Dongs All Over the World’ – In this comedic commentary about male rappers who detail their conquests in their lyrics, Anna joins the other female cast members of SNL in this rap video about their own conquests, appropriately titled: ‘Dongs All Over the World.’