Elizabeth Banks to direct Pitch Perfect 2

Actress to make directorial debut

The Glee-tastic a capella comedy Pitch Perfect is moving ahead with a sequel and has a rather surprising director attached.

Actress Elizabeth Banks – who had a small part in the first film – has been confirmed to make her directorial debut with the follow-up.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news, and quote Universal Pictures chairman Donna Langley as saying: "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.”

There has been no official word on which cast members will return, but Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin are all expected to come back for the sequel.

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