‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Release Date, News & Update: Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Michele, Leighton Meester Replacing Anna Kendrick? Rebel Wilson Bouts Elizabeth Banks?

Sep 23, 2016 03:41 AM EDT

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  • Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Michele or Leighton Meester are reportedly replacing Anna Kendrick in "Pitch Perfect 3."
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Several fans are now excited for the upcoming premiere of the "Pitch Perfect 3" movie. Now, new reports are claiming that either Vanessa Hudgens, Leighton Meester or Lea Michele will be replacing Anna Kendrick in the third installment of the drama-musical series.

'Pitch Perfect 3' Release Date, News & Update: Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Michele, Leighton Meester Replacing Anna Kendrick? Rebel Wilson At War With Elizabeth Banks?

Rumor mills are claiming that "Pitch Perfect 3" might probably be replaced after Elizabeth Banks was substituted by Trish Sie due to some problems. Sources have claimed that Anna Kendrick is no longer returning in the third installment of the drama-musical series after she got tired of waiting for so long.

According to reports, either Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Michele or Leighton Meester could replace Anna Kendrick as the new lead star of the "Pitch Perfect 3" movie. Most fans know that there three actresses are equally talented, especially in singing. Hence, it comes to no surprise that their names are no being linked to the upcoming second sequel film.

Insiders revealed that Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson are currently at war with Elizabeth Banks, which is probably the reason why she gave up the "Pitch Perfect 3" director's chair. For some unknown reasons, the three actresses have reportedly had a fight while they were on the movie's story conference.

Though these reports could possibly be true, neither Anna Kendrick nor Rebel Wilson has confirmed anything as of yet. Elizabeth Banks, on the other hand, reportedly, wants to focus on her kids and giving up "Pitch Perfect 3" is one of her hardest decisions in life, Variety reports.

Well, whether there reports are true or not, there is no doubt that all of the three actresses -- Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Michele, Leighton Meester - are qualified to replace Anna Kendrick in "Pitch Perfect 3" if need be. However, fans are hopeful that the original casts will reprise their roles in the upcoming second sequel.

'Pitch Perfect 3' Release Date, News & Update: Hailee Steinfeld Leads New Batch of Barden Bellas? Trish Sie To Make Movie Livelier?

Meanwhile, GamenGuide has previously reported that Hailee Steinfeld could probably take the lead role in the upcoming "Pitch Perfect 3" movie. Most fans can recall that the characters of Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Britanny Snow have already graduated from high school.

Rumors are rife that Hailee Steinfeld is going to become the leader of Barden Bellas while Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Britanny Snow will act as their consultants. Other news claim that the "Pitch Perfect 3" will be livelier as it will include more dancing and stunts especially now that "Step Up" director Trish Sie is at the helm.

"Pitch Perfect 3" is expected to premiere in 2018. Stay tuned to GamenGuide for more "Pitch Perfect 3" news and updates!

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