Its official! Pitch Perfect 3 is happening as Universal announces release date of July 21st 2017.
On Monday the 15th of June Universal Pictures officially announced it will be making Pitch Perfect 3. The announcement of the third installment of Pitch Perfect came after the blockbuster success of the second installment Pitch Perfect 2.
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In a press release the Universal Pictures Studio confirmed the film is happening and even set a release date of July 21st, 2017. The studio also confirmed several key members of the cast will be returning to reprise their roles however did not specify further.
Rest assured two of the most beloved characters from the Pitch Perfect movies Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson will definitely be returning for the third installment. The official page of the franchise posted a video of Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson posing together with the slogan Pitch Perfect 3 thus confirming their involvement in the film.
The two stars also took to social media to confirm they will be returning for the third movie. Shortly after the press release by Universal Studios, Anna Kendrick posted a picture of herself on her official Instagram account holding up three fingers and winking.
The actress captioned the picture with the words ‘Happening’ and #3 referring to the making of a third Pitch Perfect movie. Rebel Wilson on the other hand confirmed the news on Twitter and stated they should all start singing ‘Aaahhh’.
I know I spilt the beans a little while ago, but at least now it's OFFICIAL!! PITCH PERFECT 3, July 21, 2017!!! Sing 'ahhhhh' on 3 pitches x— Rebel Wilson (@RebelWilson) June 15, 2015
The Universal Studios also revealed the third installment of Pitch Perfect will be produced by Elizabeth Banks who directed the second film and also has a minor role in the film. However the Studio did not reveal if Banks will be taking over the director’s chair once again or not. Elizabeth Banks also shared the video of Anna and Rebel on her Instagram and captioned it with ‘It’s On’.