Though there doesn’t seem to be a Pitch Perfect 4 anytime soon, The Barden Bellas got back together for charity last week, on August 17.
Stars of the Pitch Perfect franchise virtually reunited for UNICEF. The a cappella-singing group covered Beyoncé’s “Love On Top” to raise funds. Downloads and donations will go towards supporting the COVID-19 Relief. Likewise, it will help children in Beirut following the catastrophic explosion earlier this month.
At this instant, the official music video has already reached over 3.5 million views since its release. Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfield, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Kelley Jakle and Shelley Regner joined for the cause. Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins, who played hosts in the movie, also got back in character, introducing the group’s virtual performance.
Notably, Banks, who starred in and produced all three Pitch Perfect movies, shared the release on Instagram.
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Buckle up kids, the Bella’s are back… for a good cause! Families around the globe are suffering from the impact of the #COVID19 pandemic, especially those in Lebanon who are facing crisis after crisis. But we can all pitch in and help. Money raised from the downloads of our rendition of “Love on Top” will go directly to @UNICEF to help children in Lebanon and around the world who need our support right now. Head to the link in my bio to download the song and donate now. #Beirut #COVID19 #ForEveryChild
Higgins (in character) says:
“I’m afraid we have some bad news. The Barden Bellas have gotten back together again. It seems that not even a quarantine could prevent them from harassing us with another musical performance.”
The Bella’s rendition of “Love On Top” is truly in Bella-style. With signature beat boxing, musical riffs and perfect harmony, the Bella’s have done it again.
Fans were excited, saying:
THIS PITCH PERFECT REUNION WAS EVERYTHING 2020 NEEDED MY BELLA HEART pic.twitter.com/4CGV7YQ47H
— beaﻬ (@scoobeasnacks) August 17, 2020
pitch perfect reunion + love on top (cover) = we need pitch perfect 4/series ?❤️
— moon young (@_nitzymxx) August 22, 2020
The Pitch Perfect Franchise
Sadly, we last saw the cast on our screens for Pitch Perfect 3 in 2017. In fact, Pitch Perfect was initially released in 2012, and because of its popularity, we saw two sequels. After all, who could forget the iconic cup song?
Of course, Wilson has previously teased she wanted to do more:
“There’s many other a cappella teams to battle out there, I personally think, and I love playing my character. She’s such a fun, confident girl and I want to definitely continue to play her more.”
Given the current circumstances, it seems we won’t be getting Pitch Perfect 4 anytime soon. In the meantime, check out the full video below, and donate to UNICEF here.
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