Fresh off an aca-amazing reunion at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, the cast of "Pitch Perfect" received some good news on Tuesday. At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal announced that "Pitch Perfect 2" is on the calendar for release in 2015.
Rumors of the "Pitch Perfect" sequel have been floating around since last year. In December, it was reported that stars Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin were in talks with Universal about reprising their roles in the film. Speaking with HuffPost Entertainment in February, Astin revealed that he was down for another go at "Pitch Perfect," but the decision wasn't up to him.
"You know what I realized? Sequels are just as hard to make happen as the first movie itself," Astin said. "It's just a different set of responsibilities. To get that cast together -- I wonder? I think a script has to be written first. Between Anna [Kendrick] and Rebel and the rest of the girls, if it can work out, it will work out. I will definitely not be the one to hold it back, but I guess we'll just see what happens."
As of now, no cast members have officially signed on to the "Pitch Perfect" sequel. The comedy, about dueling a capella groups, was a sleeper hit at the box office last year.
Universal was busy on Tuesday. The studio also announced plans for "Fast and Furious 7" to arrive in theaters on July 11, 2014. The studio reportedly hired James Wan ("Saw") to take over the billion-dollar franchise from Justin Lin. Lin acted as director for the last four "Fast and Furious" films, including the upcoming "Fast and Furious 6."
The story, however, is "Pitch Perfect 2." Watch this clip below to feel about and start counting the days until 2015: