"Pitch Perfect" took the notion of girl power to the highest of heights with its all-star a capella group, the Barden Bellas. The beloved movie — which spawned a franchise — launched careers for stars like Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin. In celebration of the release of "Pitch Perfect 3" on Dec. 22, Wonderwall.com is paying homage by taking a look at what the cast has been up to since their first time slaying the stage! Read on for more…
Anna Kendrick led the way as Beca, the protagonist of "Pitch Perfect," a witty, rebellious aspiring music producer who reluctantly joins her college's a cappella troupe, the Barden Bellas. She eventually grows to cherish the tight-knit group and learns a whole lot about herself in the process.
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Beca was a career-defining role for Anna Kendrick and only the start of her incredibly successful Hollywood trajectory. Following the 2012 release of "Pitch Perfect," Anna went on to appear in a slew of films including "Drinking Buddies," "The Voices," "Into the Woods" and "The Accountant." She also reprised her role as Beca in 2015's "Pitch Perfect 2" and 2017's "Pitch Perfect 3." Anna will also have a starring role alongside Shirley MacLaine and Bill Hader in a female Santa Claus movie, "Nicole," in 2019. The actress has been in a relationship with British cinematographer Ben Richardson since 2014.
Australian comedian-actress Rebel Wilson played Fat Amy, a funny nonconformist who marches to the beat of her own drum, in "Pitch Perfect."
Rebel Wilson has become a household name in comedy and film. After her role in "Pitch Perfect," she proceeded to act in movies including "Bachelorette," "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "The Brothers Grimsby." She also starred on the 2013 TV series "Super Fun Night." Rebel reprised her role as Fat Amy in "Pitch Perfect 2" and in the third film in the franchise. Rebel also launched her own plus-size clothing line, Rebel Wilson x Angels, in June 2017. She went public with boyfriend Aden Stay, a stuntman who appears in "Pitch Perfect 3," in May 2017.
Brittany Snow appeared in "Pitch Perfect" as Chloe, the upbeat and kind co-leader of the Bellas. She's the character who first invites Beca to join the a cappella team.
Brittany Snow has been in showbiz since she was a kid in the '90s, first acting on the soap opera "Guiding Light." After landing the role of Chloe in "Pitch Perfect," she's gone on to star in films like "Would You Rather," "Syrup" and "Always Woodstock." She's also appeared in a handful of TV movies like "To My Future Assistant" and "An American Education." Brittany reprised her role as Chloe in "Pitch Perfect 2" and is also in "Pitch Perfect 3." She's also opened up about her decade-long struggle with an eating disorder, which led to her partner with the Jed Foundation to educate young people about healthy body image.
Skylar Astin portrayed Jesse, a member of the male a cappella group, the Treblemakers. He is also Beca's love interest and eventual boyfriend.
Prior to playing Jesse in the "Pitch Perfect" trilogy, Skylar Astin was in the original cast of the 2006 hit Broadway musical "Spring Awakening." He's taken his career from stage to screen, acting in films such as "Love Written in Blood," "Cavemen" and "Speech & Debate." Skylar acted on the TV series "Ground Floor" from 2013 to 2015 and "Graves" in 2016. In an aca-awesome turn of events, Skylar married "Pitch Perfect" co-star Anna Camp in 2016.
The character of Aubrey — a by-the-book control freak and co-leader of the Bellas — is played by Anna Camp.
Since "Pitch Perfect," Anna Camp has acted in films including "Wanderer," "Goodbye to All That" and "Cafe Society." Her TV credits include memorable roles on "True Blood," "The Good Wife" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." She reprised her role in "Pitch Perfect 2" and in December 2017's "Pitch Perfect 3." Anna and first husband Michael Mosley split in 2013 after nearly three years of marriage. She wed "Pitch Perfect" co-star Skylar Astin in September 2016.
Adam DeVine portrayed Bumper, the hot-headed leader of the Treblemakers.
Adam DeVine has since appeared in the films "The Final Girls," "The Intern" and "Why Him?" He acted on the hit series "Modern Family" as Andy from 2013 to 2016 and played Adam on "Workaholics" from 2011 to 2017. He's voiced characters on the shows "Uncle Grandpa" and "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero." As for upcoming roles, we'll see Adam in the films "Magic Camp" and "When We First Met" in 2017. The actor returned for "Pitch Perfect 2" and is also part of the third installment. He is currently dating actress Chloe Bridges.
Alexis Knapp (left) played Stacie, a high-maintenance and hedonistic Bella driven by her id.
Ester Dean is primarily a singer and songwriter in the music industry who has co-written tracks for big-time artists like Beyonce, Katy Perry and Rihanna. Ester reprised her role in "Pitch Perfect 2" and also returned for "Pitch Perfect 3." Outside of music, she's used her vocal talents to play characters in film such as "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and "Rio."
Hana Mae Lee appeared in "Pitch Perfect" as Lilly, a soft-spoken beatboxer in the Bellas.
Hana Mae Lee appears in 2017's "Frat Pack," "The Babysitter" and, of course, "Pitch Perfect 3." After "Pitch Perfect," she guest-starred on shows like "Californication," "Better Things" and "No Tomorrow." In 2016, she portrayed the character Julie on the show "Those Who Can't," which runs through 2018. She also acted on the 2017 TV series "Patriot." Hana has a background in fashion as well as her own clothing line, Hanamahn.
Following her role as Stacie, Alexis Knapp acted in films including "Project X," "Cavemen" and "The Anomaly." She also snagged roles on the TV series "Ground Floor" and in the TV movie "The Dorm." She made a comeback for "Pitch Perfect 2" and also appears in the third installment. Alexis famously dated Ryan Phillippe in 2010 and subsequently gave birth to their daughter, Kailani, in 2011, but they are no longer together. She most recently starred in the Lifetime Christmas movie "My Christmas Prince."
Elizabeth Banks played Gail, a former a cappella singer-turned-commentator for the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.
Elizabeth Banks has kept herself very busy since the first "Pitch Perfect" film. She's starred in "Walk of Shame," "Magic Mike XXL" and "Power Rangers." In addition, she acted in the "Hunger Games" trilogy and took on roles on the Netflix series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" and "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later" plus "Modern Family." Elizabeth was also in "Pitch Perfect 2" — which she directed — and reprised her role in "Pitch Perfect 3." In 2016, she launched WhoHaha.com, a site that helps female creators and comedians distribute their content to a wider audience. As if that's not enough, the mother of two co-owns Brownstone Productions with husband Max Handelman and is reportedly set to direct the upcoming "Charlie's Angels" movie reboot.
John Michael Higgins played John, a commentator for the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. His dimwitted but comical character prefers the Treblemakers over the Bellas.
John Michael Higgins has been in showbiz since the '80s. Since we saw him last in "Pitch Perfect," John has maintained a steady and flourishing acting career. He's appeared in films like "Rapture-Palooka," "A Million Ways to Die in the West" and "Internet Famous." He's also acted on TV series like "All Hail King Julien," "Bob's Burgers" and "Sofia the First." Currently, he stars as Chuck Pierce on the NBC show "Great News." Like the majority of his fellow cast members, he reprised his role in the "Pitch Perfect" sequel, though he will not return for the third film. He's been married to actress Margaret Welsh since 2003 and they have two children.
Shelley Regner appeared in "Pitch Perfect" as Ashley, a newer member of the Bellas who pledges not to have any sexual relations with any boys in the Treblemakers.
Post-Ashley, Shelley Regner acted on TV series such as "McMann & Bernstein," "TMI Hollywood" and "Youthful Daze." Her film credits include "What Happened Last Night" and "The Portal." The actress grew up with a love of singing and theater and has acted in stage shows such as "Company" and "American Idiot" plus "Total Vocal" alongside "Pitch Perfect" co-star Kelley Jakle. Shelley reprised her role as Ashley in the second and third installments of the franchise. Not much is known about her dating life.
Kelley Jakle portayed Jessica, the ditzy, head-in-the-clouds member of the Bellas.
After "Pitch Perfect," Kelley Jakle acted on a handful of TV shows including "Scorpion," "Roomies" and "Resident Advisors." She appeared in the films "42," "Pitch Perfect 2" and "Pitch Perfect 3." She's also a singer and released a few singles in 2013. In 2016, she performed as Marilyn Monroe in "Marilyn! The New Musical" in Los Angeles. She is dating "Days of Our Lives" star Mark Hapka.