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Elizabeth Banks Will Return as Director for ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

Stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow also coming back

Last Updated: October 27, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Elizabeth Banks will return to direct the next installment in Universal’s musical franchise, “Pitch Perfect 3.”

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow also return as lead cast, with a screenplay from Kay Cannon, who penned the first two. The film is slated to hit theaters Aug. 4, 2017.

Paul Brooks will produce yet again via Gold Circle Entertainment alongside Banks and Max Handelman for their Brownstone Productions.

“Pitch Perfect 2” grossed $286 million worldwide and took the honor of the highest-grossing movie-musical opening of all time, per Universal.

Banks will next be seen hosting “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 14.  The actress and director is represented by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham.