Premiere Of Universal Pictures And Gold Circle Films' "Pitch Perfect" - After PartyAfter the success of "Pitch Perfect 2," a sequel was inevitable. But would its stars, Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, be back for round three? Aca-absolutely.

Studio Universal announced this week that Kendrick and Wilson would indeed don their Barden Bellas uniforms once more for "Pitch Perfect 3," which currently has a release date of July 21, 2017. Writer Kay Cannon, who also penned the first two flicks, is in talks to write the third.

It's still unclear whether or not Elizabeth Banks, who made her feature directorial debut on "PP2," will return to that role for the threequel, though she will produce the new flick. The status of costars Brittany Snow and Hailee Steinfeld is also unknown for now.

"Pitch Perfect 2" shocked the world when it snagged a staggering $69 million on its opening weekend earlier this year. It's now far surpassed the original's receipts, earning $259.7 million at the worldwide box office (compared to "Pitch Perfect"'s $115.4 million). Could a third installment in the mega-popular franchise reach -- or supersede -- those heights? With Kendrick and Wilson onboard, it's certainly a possibility.

Stay tuned.

[via: The Hollywood Reporter]

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