Aca-amazing! Pitch Perfect actor Ben Platt recently tweeted an on-set photo of him and co-star Skylar Astin in Treblemaker costumes! As Entertainment Weeklyand Deadline are reporting, this means that Astin is indeed involved in the sequel and his character Jesse will be returning!
Unfortunately, there are no major plot or character details for the awaited sequel, but we do know a lot about the current cast. Haliee Steinfeld is the newest member of the Barden Bellas and Katey Sagal will be playing her mom. Plus, the majority of the original cast will also be returning including Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, and Alexis Knapp.
Are you excited that Jesse will be returning for the sequel? What do you think this means for the storyline?
Elizabeth Banks announced on her website this morning that actress Katey Sagal has officially joined the cast of Pitch Perfect 2! In the announcement, Banks explains that Sagal will be playing Hailee Steinfeld’s mom.
There are no other character details available yet, but we do know Steinfeld’s character is the newest member of the Barden Bella’s. Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, and Alexis Knapp will be returning to the franchise. Plus, actresses Shelley Regner, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, and Kelley Jakle will also be reprising their roles!
What do you think of this casting choice? Do you think Sagal’s character will be the typical “show mom”? Let us know what you think and Stay tuned for more news about this anticipated sequel as production continues!