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Jennifer Aniston: Her Emotional Performance In New ‘Cake’ Trailer — Watch

Tue, November 25, 2014 1:55pm EDT by Add first Comment
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We literally have chills after watching the new trailer for Jennifer Aniston’s move, ‘Cake’ — this could easily be her best performance yet. She plays a woman addicted to prescription painkillers — Check out the trailer!

The new film, Cake, may just win Jennifer Aniston her first Oscar! In the trailer, you can see her character struggle with drug addiction and the suicide of her friend, played by Anna Kendrick. We are so excited to see the film, are you?

Jennifer Aniston ‘Cake’ Trailer — Watch

You can click HERE to watch the full trailer. Amazing right?

Jennifer plays Claire Simmons, an extremely volatile woman addicted to prescription painkillers . A member of her support group (played by Anna Kendrick) commits suicide and Claire becomes obsessed with her past life. She falls in love with her deceased support group member’s husband while confronting hallucinations of his dead wife.


It’s a role unlike Jen has ever tackled before and even in the few scenes showcased in the trailer, it’s obvious that the role really pushed her talent. It’s an extremely raw role; for most of the movie, Aniston is wearing no makeup, dirty clothes, and her hair is unkempt to say the least. Such a drastic departure from the Jennifer the world is used to seeing — but maybe that’s what will win her the gold?

Jennifer Aniston To Win Oscar For ‘Cake’?

The release date for the film has been tweaked, which has prompted Oscar rumors to start buzzing like crazy. An under-the-wire release date, such as this, usually indicates that producers see a film as having award potential.

Insiders are buzzing that this may just be the role that lands Jennifer Aniston the coveted Lead Actress nomination and possible Oscar!

HollywoodLifers, are you excited to see Cake? Did you love the trailer? Let us know what you think!

— Shira Benozilio 

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