News surrounding Pitch Perfect 2 has been slowly trickling out for the last few months. And since we live in a world where time travel is not yet possible (or so they’ll have us BELIEVE), and it’s only stupid May 14, 2014 instead of May 15, 2015, I’m glomming on to every piece of it I can. So here’s what we know:
-Like the first movie, Kay Cannon has written the script, but Elizabeth Banks is directing this time. Even though we don’t have anything to base this on (it’s Banks’ first full feature as a director), I feel we can file this under Things to Be Excited About.
-Most of the original cast is returning, including Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, and Adam Devine. Anna Camp and Skylar Astin (Jesse) are still in the “rumored” category.
-Hailee Steinfeld has been added to the cast. I think it’s safe to assume she’ll be a Freshman Bella, right?
And today Elizabeth Banks announced on Twitter that Katey Sagal will be playing Steinfeld’s mom.
Hooray! Leela, Gemma, Peggy— whatever hard-ass hot mom/alien you know her as, she’s bound to be a fantastic addition to this or any movie. Personally, I’m hoping for an overbearing-stage-mom-takes-over sort of scenario, because, well: