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Pentatonix Will Take On The Barden Bellas In Pitch Perfect 2

24 June 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s really only fitting that the most popular a capella group in America should land a role in the world’s most highly anticipated a capella comedy. That’s right – Pentatonix just locked down a supporting role in next year’s Pitch Perfect 2.

The five-person ensemble, which won a season of NBC’s The Sing-Off and found chart success soon after, will have a small role as a rival group to the Barden Bellas. It sounds like their part in Pitch Perfect 2 is more of a cameo than anything – the group spent just one day on the sequel’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana, set. Intriguingly, during their visit, members Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Avi Kaplan, Kirstie Maldonado and Kevin Olusola got the full makeup and wardrobe treatment.

“We’re wearing some pretty interesting thing. You can definitely tell it’s the five of us, but what we’re »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Universal Pictures Invites Baton Rouge Fans to be Pitch Perfect 2 A Cappella Competition Extras

14 June 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

The Barden Bellas are back in Pitch Perfect 2, the follow-up to summer 2012's smash hit. The comedy will be helmed by Elizabeth Banks, co-star and producer of Pitch Perfect, off a script by Kay Cannon. Pitch Perfect 2 casting invites all Pitch Perfect fans to participate as crowd extras for a live performance taping that will be featured in the upcoming film. You must register and be confirmed to be allowed on set. Who: Men, women and children of all ethnicities, ages 16 and above. Where: Baton Rouge, La When: Friday, June 20, 2014 / Night shoot (approximately 6 p.m. - 6 a.m.) Register at: Starring Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Adam DeVine, Kelley Jakle, Chrissie Fit »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Skylar Astin Officially In For Pitch Perfect 2

22 May 2014 1:26 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With less than a year to go until Pitch Perfect 2, the hotly anticipated sequel to Universal’s 2012 hit a capella comedy, hits theaters, we’ve been hearing a lot about the project over the past few weeks. Most recently, Sons of Anarchy star Katey Sagal joined the cast, playing the on-screen mother of another new cast member, Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Now, it’s been announced that Skylar Astin, one of Pitch Perfect‘s breakout actors, will be returning for the follow-up.

Astin played Jesse, the love interest of protagonist Beca (Anna Kendrick), in Pitch Perfect. A member of Barden University’s male a capella group The Treblemakers, Jesse originally came into contact with Beca as a singing rival, considering that The Treblemakers often competed against Beca’s all-female group, the Barden Bellas. Sparks flew between the two, and their blossoming romance was one of the most well-received plotlines in the original film. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Skylar Astin and Hailee Steinfeld Join the Pitch Perfect 2 Action

22 May 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

After our first preview of Pitch Perfect 2 with the Bellas, we now have a look at Jesse (Skylar Astin) and Benji (Ben Platt) on set! The dynamic duo was seen filming with new cast member Hailee Steinfeld on Wednesday in Baton Rogue - at an Hpv vaccination booth. Um, aka-awkward! Keep reading to see those pics and some more from Tuesday featuring Fat Amy (Wilson), Beca (Anna Kendrick), Chloe (Brittany Snow), Stacie (Alexis Knapp), Lilly (Hana Mae Lee), Cynthia-Rose (Ester Dean), Ashley (Shelley Regner), Jessica (Kelley Jakle), and other new cast member Chrissie Fit. And don't forget to find out which Pitch Perfect character you are in our quiz while you're at it! »

- Alyse Whitney

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'Pitch Perfect 2' Gang Gets Back Together for Cast Photo

16 May 2014 7:49 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Elizabeth Banks is getting the Barden Bellas back together for Pitch Perfect 2 and the first photo from the set has just found its way online featuring the likes of Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. The following photo of the cast was posted to Wilson's Twitter feed as production is underway on the sequel, which recently saw Katey Sagal ("Sons of Anarchy") join the production. The film is set to hit theaters one year from now on May 15, 2015. »

- Brad Brevet

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'Pitch Perfect 2' Set Photo Reunites the Barden Bellas

15 May 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Rebel Wilson has tweeted out the first photo from the set of Pitch Perfect 2 as shoting ramps up this week. Check out the Barden Bellas as they reunite for this musical sequel. Seen here are Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Banks, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Hana Mae Lee.

Team Bellas!!!

Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) May 15, 2014

Pitch Perfect 2 comes to theaters May 15th, 2015 and stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Banks, Adam DeVine, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp. The film is directed by Elizabeth Banks. »

- MovieWeb

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First Sneaky Image From Pitch Perfect 2

15 May 2014 3:19 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

When we talked yesterday about Katey Sagal joining the cast of Pitch Perfect 2, we mentioned that security around the rehearsal space for the a Capella sequel is tight. But there’s always a way when one of the film’s stars – in this case Rebel Wilson – is permitted to tweet a picture of the main cast. So here’s the first look at Wilson, Anna Kendrick, director Elizabeth Banks and the rest.Team Bellas!!! #PitchPerfect2— Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) May 15, 2014 Yes, the Barden Bellas are well and truly back. With shooting set to kick off shortly, Kendrick, Wilson, Brittany Snow, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp and new recruit Hailee Steinfeld sporting team colours in the rehearsal space the cast is using to perfect their sound and movement.What the picture does not provide is anything about the plot, though it’ll naturally follow »

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The Barden Bellas Assemble in the First Photo from the Pitch Perfect 2 Set!

15 May 2014 3:17 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

It looks like cameras are already rolling on Pitch Perfect 2! Star Rebel Wilson just posted the below image to her Twitter feed, revealing that, in addition to the previously announced Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Kelley Jakle, Alexis Knapp and Hana Mae Lee are set to reprise their roles from the original. Joining newcomers Hailee Steinfeld and Katey Sagal is Teen Beach Movie star Chrissie Fit. Check out the new shot the Barden Bellas below! »

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Katey Sagal Signs Up As Hailee Steinfeld’s Mom In Pitch Perfect 2

14 May 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Elizabeth Banks, director, writer and producer of the upcoming musical sequel, Pitch Perfect 2, announced via Twitter today that Katey Sagal has signed on for a role.

The fantastic @KateySagal has joined our @PitchPerfect 2 fam as @haileesteinfeld‘s mom. Are we fangirling yet?

Sagal carved a name for herself playing Al Bundy’s long-suffering wife Peg in Married With Children, and currently stars as tough biker mom Gemma Morrow Teller in FX’s Sons Of Anarchy, which returns to our screens for its seventh season later this year. We’re hoping this latest part means that she’s gonna be a comically overprotective mom for Steinfeld, but at this point it’s all guesswork, as no official information has surfaced regarding the film’s plot.

Banks’ statement was posted first on her website before being published on her Twitter. As an active social media user, »

- Gem Seddon

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Adam DeVine Will Return For Pitch Perfect 2

5 May 2014 12:55 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fans of 2012′s breakout musical college comedy Pitch Perfect already know to expect more of the same song and dance when the Elizabeth Banks-directed sequel, Pitch Perfect 2, hits theaters next year. The film will find Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Skyler Astin, Hana Mae Lee and Kelley Jakle reprising their roles, and scribe Kay Cannon is back on script-writing duties. Now, we’ve learned that Adam DeVine, another familiar face, will also be returning for the sequel.

DeVine, who played Bumper Allen, the obnoxious leader of male a capella group the Treblemakers, just signed on to appear as the character in Pitch Perfect 2. Though he only showed up in a few scenes of Pitch Perfect, DeVine left an impact as one of the feel-good comedy’s few truly villainous characters. Given that the first film found Bumper deserting his fellow Treblemakers to »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Bumper Is Back, Adam DeVine Confirmed For Pitch Perfect 2

5 May 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Pitch Perfect 2 just got funnier, as Adam DeVine is now officially confirmed to return for the a cappella comedy sequel, which is set to be directed by Elizabeth Banks this time around. We've been hearing updates on the cast, but most of the confirmed actors for the followup have been female. With his busy schedule, between his feature work, his Comedy Central commitments as an actor and a writer, and his other appearances, we weren't sure if we were going to see DeVine's character Bumper back for Pitch Perfect 2, but it looks like he will return after all. Deadline reported the news, noting that the scene-stealer is on board for Pitch Perfect 2. He joins confirmed returners Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick, as well as newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. And based on a photo that circulated late last month, we'll also be seeing Bellas Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow, »

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Watch Priyanka Chopra's "I Can’t Make You Love Me" Music Video!

2 May 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Priyanka Chopra will make you fall in love ... with love!The Bollywood star just released her music video for her new song, "I Can’t Make You Love Me," which co-stars former "Heroes" star Milo Ventimiglia.toofab's Rachel Hoffman caught up with the sexy singer to find why she chose Milo as her main man for the video."We looked at so many amazing men when we were casting for the video, but I was really specific about wanting to work with another actor," the brunette beauty explained. "From the start, Milo was at the top of my list. I was a huge fan of his work in 'Heroes,' and I knew he would be able to deliver raw emotion that we needed. He's not too bad to look at either." So, was he a good kisser? "Who said we kissed? Besides, you should know a girl never kisses and tells! »

- tooFab Staff

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Pitch Perfect 2: Hailee Steinfeld Joins Cast as Rehearsals Get Underway

1 May 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Get ready to sing, because Pitch Perfect 2 is off and running! In a happy jolt of casting news, Hailee Steinfeld - the 17-year-old who got an Oscar nomination for 2010's True Grit - has signed up for an undisclosed role in the sequel, People has confirmed. The actress later took to Twitter to share the news, writing, "It's official and I'm So excited!" She also attached a Twitpic of her from the movie's official Twitter feed splashed with the words "Welcome to the Bellas, Hailee Steinfeld," as it name-checked the a cappella group that rocked the first film. It's official and I'm So excited! »

- Tim Nudd

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Hailee Steinfeld Joins Elizabeth Banks’ ‘Pitch Perfect 2′

1 May 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Pitch Perfect was an undeniably brilliant sleeper hit and if you’ve not seen it yet, it’s completely and unexpectedly awesome. I’m not one for the likes of Glee and such, but when you’ve got Anna Kendrick in the lead role alongside a great cast that also includes Rebel Wilson, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow, and Kelley Jakle, it works. The other name that returns to the fray is Elizabeth Banks, who’s set to take on her first directing role for this sequel Pitch Perfect 2.

Today, we’ve also got the news that rising starlet Hailee Steinfeld has joined the gang, you’ll know her recently from the likes of True Grit and Ender’S Game. The announcement came directly from their official Twitter, so we know it’s all true. This addition would also make a lot of sense looking ahead to future plans, »

- Dan Bullock

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Hailee Steinfeld Joins Pitch Perfect 2

30 April 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of the most surprising box office breakouts of 2012 would have to be Pitch Perfect, a college-set musical comedy centering on a group of female a capella singers. Thanks to its strong cast, including Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, and extremely positive word-of-mouth, the film grossed over $113 million on a skimpy budget of $17 million. As soon as the numbers came in, a sequel was all but inevitable, and Universal has quickly put one into production for next summer, tentatively called Pitch Perfect 2.

Now, we’re hearing that Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) is about to sign on to join the cast of the sequel, which will be directed by Elizabeth Banks. Kendrick, Wilson and Banks previously signed deals to return in the roles of Becca Mitchell, “Fat Amy” and Gail Abernathy-McKadden, respectively. Also returning are Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee and Kelley Jakle. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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They’re Back! First Pic Of The Cast From ‘Pitch Perfect 2′

26 April 2014 2:19 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

One of the big cinematic comedy delights from a couple of years ago was the brilliant Pitch Perfect, a film that revolved around a bunch of drop-out singers going up against it at a big college acapella competition. The film blew me away with its charm, and I’m delighted that a sequel is in the works with one of its stars, Elizabeth Banks, directing.

The film is currently in rehearsals, but Rebel Wilson has released a first cast pic from the film showing off some of the returning characters.

Wilson, Banks, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow, Kelley Jakle and the awesome Anna Kedrick all star in Pitch Perfect 2, which will be released in cinemas on 15th May, 2015.

Check out the cast pic below.

Source: Rebel Wilson

The post They’re Back! First Pic Of The Cast From ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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First Photo From Set of Pitch Perfect 2

24 April 2014 4:57 AM, PDT | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the first photo of the cast of the upcoming "Pitch Perfect" sequel from the film's first day of rehearsals. The photo features Hana Mae Lee, Rebel Wilson, Elizabeth Banks, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow and Kelley Jakle. Check it out below. The new movie will be directed by Banks, who appeared in the first installment, and is set to hit theaters on May 15th, 2015. Kay Cannon, who wrote the script for the original "Pitch Perfect," is returning to write the sequel. "Pitch Perfect" was released in September of 2012 and cost only $17 million to make. But the film went on to become a massive hit, grossing $113 million worldwide and currently hanging on to an impressive 81% fresh rating on RottenTomatoes. Photo: (click to enlarge) »

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Photo: "Pitch Perfect 2" Cast Assemble

23 April 2014 9:25 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Actress Rebel Wilson has tweeted a photo of herself and some of the cast at their first day of rehearsals for the highly anticipated "Pitch Perfect" sequel. Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Banks, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, and Kelley Jakle are also in the shot. The film will follow Becca and Fat Amy through their senior year of college and graduation, and Banks is directing the project this time around.


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First 'Pitch Perfect 2' Cast Photo!

23 April 2014 6:36 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hana Mae Lee, Rebel Wilson, Elizabeth Banks, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Brittany Snow and Kelley Jakle have gathered for the first day of Pitch Perfect 2 A cappella boot camp, where they will be rehearsing their musical numbers for this anticipated sequel. Not pictured is Anna Kendrick, the star of the original hit. Don't worry, she's just not there yet, but she will be reprising her role as Beca. Check out the Barden Bellas as they get their vocal chords back in shape.

"A cappella boot camp is now in session. Day 1 of #PitchPerfect2 rehearsals!"

1st day of PP2 rehearsals! @EsterDean@Brittanysnow@kelleyjakle@AlexisKnapp@hanamaelee@ElizabethBanks x

Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) April 22, 2014

Elizabeth Banks is directing, as well as co-starring, in this sequel to the hit 2012 musical comedy Pitch Perfect. The story will follow Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick's characters Beca and Fat Amy through their university graduation. »

- MovieWeb

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Pitch Perfect 2 Stars Gather For A Photo During Day 1 Of Rehearsals

23 April 2014 4:56 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

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