Anna Kendrick on the Best Advice She Ever Got (Hint: It Involved a Moment at the Oscars)

Anna Kendrick gets by with a little help from her friends.

Kendrick, 30, may ooze confidence, but even she gets nervous from time to time. The Pitch Perfect 2 star admits that some of the best advice she ever got came moments before taking the stage at the Oscars.

30 Very Important Reasons to Love Anna Kendrick on Her 30th Birthday

In life, some things are harder than others. For example: getting work done when cat videos exist, not eating chocolate cake for breakfast … trying to pick out only 30 things we love about Anna Kendrick.

But as difficult as the latter might be, we decided to roll up our sleeves (translation: alternate between re-watching Pitch Perfect and trolling her Twitter for hours) in honor of Kendrick’s 30th birthday on Sunday.

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Zac Efron and Adam DeVine Swim with Tiger Sharks in Hawaii (VIDEO)

Just when we thought Zac Efron’s Hawaii escapades couldn’t get any better, he shares a video of himself swimming alongside tiger sharks with costar and pal Adam DeVine.

Anna Kendrick Confirms She's Returning for Pitch Perfect 3

Is the term “aca-trilogy”?

Anna Kendrick confirmed on social media Monday what many Pitch Perfect fans were hoping: that even though she’s now a Barden alum, she’d still join her fellow Bellas for Pitch Perfect 3.

Universal Studios confirmed Kendrick will re-team with Rebel Wilson for the musical comedy, due out July 21, 2017.

The Aca-amazing Stars We'd Love to See Join Pitch Perfect 3

Your day is about to become aca-awesome.

The Barden Bellas are returning for a third round of a cappella excellence in Pitch Perfect 3, which is officially moving forward at Universal, it was announced Wednesday. As of now, the only member of the franchise’s team who’s in for the third installment is writer Kay Cannon, who also penned the first two Pitch Perfect films, but here’s hoping we see more of Skylar Astin, too.

Zac Efron Smolders on Hawaiian Hike with Anna Kendrick (PHOTO)

The Best Behind the Scenes Moments from Pitch Perfect 2, as Told by Instagram

Now that we can finally see the Barden Bellas’ latest aca-adventure, let’s take a look at the ridiculously fun time the cast had shooting the movie. With barbecues and pillow fights, filming Pitch Perfect 2 looked more like summer camp than work.

From belting it out to shaking it on the dance floor, it takes a diverse range of talents to make a Barden Bella.

Anna Kendrick Challenges James Corden to a Late Late Show Riff-Off (VIDEO)

James Corden may be a Tony Award-winning Broadway actor, but Anna Kendrick proved she still holds the acapella crown.

Pitch Perfect 2's Ester Dean: The Bellas Are My 'Real Sorority'

When it was time to say goodbye to her beloved Bellas, Pitch Perfect 2 star Ester Dean got a beary inspired idea.

“I went to Build-a-Bear and I made Build-a-Bear Bellas!” Dean, 29, tells PEOPLE. “Our costume director gave me some fabric so that I could make gold bow ties for the bears. Those are my girls. That’s what it’s about.”

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