Pitch Perfect 2 (Anna Kendrick; Rebel Wilson) | Anatomy of a Movie

AOM hosts Sara Stretton, Marisa Serafini, and Phil Svitek discuss Pitch Perfect 2. Pitch Perfect 2 is a 2015 American musical comedy film produced and directed by Elizabeth Banks and written by Kay Cannon. It is a sequel to the 2012 film Pitch Perfect, which was loosely adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s non-fiction book, titled Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory. The film centers on the fictional Barden University and The Bellas, an-all female a capella singing group. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, and Alexis Knapp. It was released on May 15, 2015 by Universal Pictures. The film received generally positive reviews and has grossed over $121 million, and surpassed the total gross of the original film ($115.4 million) in just five days.