Pitch Perfect (2012) is the third highest grossing music comedy film of all-time, behind School of Rock (2003). Meanwhile, Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) is the highest grossing music comedy film of all-time, ahead of School of Rock. Mike White, who wrote and co-starred in School of Rock, now co-writes this third installment of the Pitch Perfect trilogy.
There was a rumor that Anna Kendrick (Becca) and Brittany Snow (Chloe) were pushing for a romantic angle between their respective characters, which had a surprising fan following (Bechloe) since the second movie, and Universal was against the idea. Rebel Wilson (Fat Amy) has alluded to this, but none of the cast nor Universal have publicly and explicitly addressed it.
According to footage shown at the wrap party, one of the Bella routines took place in a swimming pool with the Bellas performing like synchronized swimmers. (This was actually shown on the "Blooper" reel that was shown at the wrap party.)
This is the fourth movie collaboration between Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Elizabeth Banks. The first being Pitch Perfect (2012), the second, What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), the third, Pitch Perfect 2 (2015).
Anna Kendrick posted an Instagram picture with fellow cast members including Rebel Wilson, Hana Mae Lee, Anna Camp and more on 6th of January, 2017 captioned "Team". They were all holding up three fingers to represent the third instalment of the film franchise
Although the USO tour stops in France (Nice it appears) there have been no US military bases on French territory since 1967. Although a few US battleships do stop for WWII celebrations around several French harbors
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Anna Kendrick stated that in the original ending Becca was supposed to end up with Theo, with a kiss between them in the final scene. However, she protested against it, saying it didn't feel right for her character because it would be unprofessional. Thus, the storyline was written out.
It is revealed early in the film during a conversation between Beca and Fat Amy that Beca and Jesse broke up because they couldn't handle a long distance relationship. It is also mentioned that Fat Amy dumped Bumper