Elizabeth Banks Set to Direct ‘Pitch Perfect 3′
Get ready Bellas!
In addition, the writer of the first two films Kay Cannon is also set to return to pen the script.
Banks made her directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2 which was released May 2015. It made $285.2 million worldwide on a $29 million budget, marking the highest domestic opening ever for a first-time director. She has since signed on several other directorial projects, such as the YA adaptation Red Queen and the 2012 original Pitch Perfect grossed $113 million worldwide.
The original film was adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s book “Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory.”
Pitch Perfect 3 is set to come out August 4, 2017.