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Friday 22 August 2014

Pitch Perfect reunion for Astin

Skylar Astin will be back for the Pitch Perfect sequel (Rex)

Skylar Astin is to be reunited with Anna Kendrick, after he signed on for the Pitch Perfect sequel.

The 26-year-old will warm-up his vocal chords as he reprises his role of a cappella singer Jesse, the love interest of Anna's character Beca in the first film.

He is the latest cast member to sign on for the next instalment, alongside Anna, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Adam DeVine, with newcomers including Hailee Steinfeld and Katey Sagal, reported Deadline.

Elizabeth Banks, who appeared in and produced the 2012 musical comedy, will make her directorial debut with the sequel, which is expected to be released in May 2015.

She posted a photo of herself with the Barden Bellas including Rebel, Anna, Brittany and Hailee in matching Bellas jackets, writing: "365 days till Pitch Perfect 2 is released!!"

Elizabeth has remained tight-lipped about the plot, saying: "All I can say right now is that they will be graduating seniors this time around, rather than incoming freshmen."

Skylar, who started in theatre, has since appeared in comedies such as 21 And Over and Cavemen, as well as a role in TV comedy Ground Floor.

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