Pitch Perfect co-star Elizabeth Banks will direct the highly-anticipated sequel for Universal.
Banks will also reprise her role as a capella commentator Gail. The news was revealed by the Hollywood Reporter on Monday.
Said Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley in a statement, “Elizabeth originated the idea for Pitch Perfect and was instrumental in making the first film such a huge success. She brings an enormous amount of energy and experience to everything she works on and we’re thrilled that she is making her feature directorial debut on Pitch Perfect 2.”
↳ “So, what’s your deal? Are you one of those girls who’s all dark and mysterious, then she takes off her glasses and that amazingly scary ear spike and you realize that, you know, she was beautiful the whole time?”