2:50 pm EST, April 16, 2013

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ release date set for 2015, says Universal

Speaking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Nevada today, head of Universal Pictures Adam Fogelson revealed that Pitch Perfect 2‘s release date is set for 2015!

Kay Cannon, Pitch Perfect’s screenwriter, will be back to pen the script. We’ll assume that the film will get a debut in the summertime if there’s a good weekend open where it can shine without competition.

The original 2012 film from Universal received great reviews from critics and moviegoers alike. One of the songs in the film, “Cups,” has been a viral sensation as of late, even ranking high on Spotify’s Top Songs chart. It was sung by actress Anna Kendrick in the film during a pivotal scene where she proved her talent.

“Cups” has become so popular, in fact, that a music video was released this week. It stars Kendrick in a completely different setting than the one she was in during the movie:

The Pitch Perfect cast, namely Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Alexis Knapp, Esther Dean and Ben Platt reunited at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards. You can watch their performance below:

We’ll keep a close eye on any and all Pitch Perfect 2 release date announcements as they’re made! In the mean time, start thinking about what songs you’d like to hear in the highly-anticipated follow-up.

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