Anna Kendrick returns for 'Pitch Perfect 2,' joins Rebel Wilson
02/07/2014 by Kristina Lopez
Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson are definitely back in for "Pitch Perfect 2!" The actresses will reprise their roles as Beca and Fat Amy in the musical comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter, The movie will be directed by actress Elizabeth Banks, which will mark her directorial debut. The actress had a role in the first movie and co-produced the film. Kendrick confirmed that she had signed on to the sequel to Us Weekly on Thursday, Feb. 6 and said, "I mean I've signed on with no script, so you know, if it becomes about parasailing instead of singing, don't blame me!" Wilson also confirmed the news on Twitter on Thursday." Even the official Twitter account for the film wrote about the news and tweeted a photo (seen above on the left) with the caption, "RT if you can't wait! @AnnaKendrick47 & @RebelWilson are back in #PitchPerfect2!!" "Pitch Perfect" premiered in September 2012, starring Kendrick, Wilson, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow and Adam Devine. The film followed the lives of college students in battling a capella groups (the Barden Bellas and the Treblemakers), all vying for the championship title in the national ICCAs competition. The movie was a sleeper hit and earned just over $113 million worldwide. It also spawned a hit soundtrack, featuring a capella versions of popular songs as well as the track "Cups," which was performed by Kendrick. The song reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
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