Banks to direct ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel

Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks will be donning the director’s hat for the first time for the sequel of “Pitch Perfect”.

Banks will be making her debut as a director with the film, while she featured and produced the original.
“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′,” The Hollywood Reporter quoted Donna Langley, Universal Pictures’ chairman, as saying.
The original film was released in 2012 and also featured Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson.