pitch-perfect-2Mark Mothersbaugh has signed on to score the upcoming musical comedy sequel Pitch Perfect 2. The film is directed by actress Elizabeth Banks who makes her feature directorial debut and stars Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp, Adam DeVine and Hailee Steinfeld. The movie follows the Barden Bellas as they take to the world championships of a capella, where a U.S. team has never won before. Kay Cannon (New Cannon) who scripted the original has also written the screenplay for the sequel. Banks also appears in the movie and is producing the project with Paul Brooks (Life As We Know It, New in Town) for Gold Circle Films and Max Handelman (Surrogates) for Brownstone Productions. The first Pitch Perfect film featured a score by Christophe Beck & Mark Kilian. Pitch Perfect 2 is set to be released on May 15, 2015 by Universal Pictures. For updates on the comedy, visit the official movie website.

Mothersbaugh’s upcoming projects also include the Fox comedy Last Man on Earth starring Will Forte.