And Astin, 28, had plenty of input in the planning, said Camp. It’s really sweet.” Camp spoke to Glamour in 2014 about meeting Astin for the first time.“We were friends first and just hit it off,” she said. He’s a magical person.” The pair got engaged over the New Year’s holiday weekend earlier this year while they were on vacation in Hawaii.WHEN The film has changed its release date several times.Given an original summer date of July 21, 2017, the film was then pushed back to Aug. Most recently, Universal again pushed the film back — this time for a holiday season release of Dec. WHY Though the cost of bringing back Kendrick and Wilson could not have come cheap (options weren't in place for the pair, who earned million each for that Universal and Golden Circle were eyeing a franchise when they locked in Steinfeld.
In the exclusive deleted scene, Jessie (Skylar Astin) reveals the ship name he's given the couple (spoiler alert: it's perfect), as he gives Beca the cutest pep talk ever, and Anna Kendrick is literally every nervous girl on the first day of her internship.Though it's still too early to tell, : The actress-filmmaker, who has appeared in both films as commentator Gail Abernathy-Mc Kadden, was initially set to return to the director's chair for the third installment.Banks made her directorial debut with the second film and co-produced the firs., and Kendrick took to social media to officially announce the news quickly thereafter.
It didn't take long before news trickled out that Elizabeth Banks would return to the director's chair (she later scaled back her role and was replaced with new director Trish Sie, see below), followed by confirmations that alums Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow and Anna Camp would also be back.
With three years lapsing onscreen between the first two films, Beca, Fat Amy and three-time super senior Chloe were all presumably in their last year of college in the sequel, with Steinfeld's Emily coming in as the lone freshman Bella.