'Pitch Perfect 2' Trailer Starring Anna Kendrick Revealed

The film, starring Anna Kendrick, is due to hit theaters next year.

— -- "Pitch Perfect 2" is getting even closer!

"It's a big responsibility, but I was really excited to take it on and try to do it confidently," Banks told ABC News of directing the movie. "[The original] was lightning in a bottle and it was such a surprise to see how the movie was received. The whole 'Cups' phenomenon was a surprise to all of us. It came from the authenticity of the movie, and this time around we were really aiming to do that again and be pure in our intention to tell more of the story of these characters that people have fallen in love with."

Top Stories

Top Stories

Top Stories

Top Stories

ABC News Live

ABC News Live

24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events