The Pitches are coming back. But you probably already knew that.
Two years after Universal announced the release date for Pitch Perfect 3, the third installment in the a cappella comedy franchise, a lot has happened: The date has changed, the director has changed and a few details about the plot have finally come out.
So what do we know now? Glad you asked.
Here’s everything that director Trish Sie (who replaced Elizabeth Banks) and star Chrissie Fit (she plays bass Flo) told us about the new movie when we ran into them at the Crystal + Lucy Awards Tuesday night.
It’s being edited now
Sie (Step Up All In) took over the directing reins from Banks, who directed Pitch 2 and still plays Gail in the movie. Banks “got really busy,” says Sie. “She’s directing Charlie’s Angels (the reboot set for 2019) and is helping to develop it. She’s got two little kids. She’s like, ‘It’s time to pass the baton, I’ve got a lot going on.’ “
Sie finished shooting in April and is editing the film now. “It’s almost done. It’s great.” The film’s release date has been pushed from July to Dec.22.
The big stars are still in it
The main Pitches are back: Anna Kendrick (Beca), Hailee Steinfeld (Emily), Brittany Snow (Chloe), Anna Camp (Aubrey) and Rebel Wilson (Fat Amy) return.
There are new characters, too
Orange is the New Black star Ruby Rose makes her Pitch Perfect debut, “and she has a great voice,” says Fit.
We’ll learn more about Fat Amy
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