Fans will have to wait until December to see “Pitch Perfect 3 in theaters, but Universal did release a new teaser-trailer to get the Bellas’ fan-base excited for the new installment. “Pitch Perfect 3” was given a December 22nd release date, and Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Chrissie Fit, Kelley Jakle, and Shelley Regner will be featured in the new film. Also appearing in the film are John Lithgow, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks.
The third film in the franchise will be directed by Trish Sie, and the film is expected to dominate the box-office this ‘Pitchmas’. Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson headline the returning cast in the new project, which will be the follow-up to the 2015 hit “Pitch Perfect 2”. The sequel was a runaway success for the studio, and had the highest-grossing opening of all time for a live-action movie-musical. “Pitch Perfect 2” had a $69M opening domestically, the film then went on to gross over $287M at the global box-office. That’s quite a jump from “Pitch Perfect 1,” which had a limited-run opening of just $5M back in 2012. The original film went on to make over $115M worldwide. “Pitch Perfect 2” was directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also appeared in the film as Gail. The third-installment was written by Kay Cannon, who is an EP on “Girlboss,” and a co-producer on “Pitch Perfect 2”.
Fans of Anna Kendrick’s singing can look forward to hearing her voice in “Trolls 2,” she is expected to reprise her role of ‘Poppy’ in the sequel, alongside former co-star Justin Timberlake.
The eagerly awaited next chapter in the “Pitch Perfect” franchise is led by series producers Paul Brooks of Gold Circle Entertainment and Max Handelman & Elizabeth Banks of Brownstone Productions. The film is directed by Trish Sie (Step Up All In).