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'Pitch Perfect 2' Adds 'The Sing-Off' Alum The Filharmonic

July 9, 2014 (8:15 am) GMT
The a cappella group who finished fourth in the fourth season of NBC's singing contest is tapped for the 'Pitch Perfect' sequel.
'Pitch Perfect 2' Adds 'The Sing-Off' Alum The Filharmonic

The Filharmonic, an a cappella group who participated in the fourth season of "", joins "". The group consists of VJ Rosales, Joe Caigoy, Trace Gaynor, Barry Fortgang, Jules Cruz, and Niko Del Rey. They finished fourth in the televised competition.

, , , , , and are set to return for the sequel to 2012's big-screen musical film. The familiar faces join new members like and .

Banks will direct and co-produce the upcoming film, in addition to reprising her role as Gail Abernathy-McKadden, a commentator for the ICCAs. The original scribe Kay Cannon is back at his post as well. Universal Pictures has booked May 15, 2015 as a U.S. release date for the movie.

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