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Monday, January 27th, 2014

Elizabeth Banks Is Making Her Feature Directorial Debut with 'Pitch Perfect 2'

Elizabeth Banks is set to make her directorial debut with the sequel to Pitch Perfect, THR reports. Banks originated the idea for the first movie, a comedy about college a cappella groups, and also co-starred in and produced it. Kay Cannon is returning to write Pitch Perfect 2, and Banks will also be reprising her character. Stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson are also expected to return. Though Banks has never directed a feature before, she has previously directed shorts for Funny Or Die and the American Heart Association and a segment in the anthology film Movie 43.