Trinidad James Joins 'Pitch Perfect 3' Cast

Trinidad James appears for an interview backstage at the Power 106 Powerhouse show at Honda Center on June 3, 2016 in Anaheim, Calif. 

Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson are returning to star in the third installment in Universal's musical franchise.

Pitch Perfect 3 is getting ready to bust a rhyme with Trinidad James.

The rapper is joining the cast for the third installment of the musical comedy franchise from Universal Pictures and Gold Circle Entertainment.

Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson are returning to lead the cast of Pitch Perfect 3, which follows the a cappella singing group the Barden Bellas. The cast also includes Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Camp, Ruby Rose and Brittany Snow.

James will play a member of a competing singing group.

Trish Sie will direct the film, which has a script by Kay Cannon, with the most recent draft written by Mike White.

Paul Brooks of Gold Circle Entertainment and Max Handelman & Elizabeth Banks of Brownstone Productions are producing the next installment. Vp of production Sara Scott is overseeing it for Universal. Pitch Perfect 3 is set for release on Dec. 22, 2017.

The Pitch Perfect franchise has previously recruited real-life music talent to appear in the film including a cappella groups Pentatonix and The Filharmonic and Snoop Dogg.

James, who was born in Trinidad and raised in Atlanta, released his debut single “All Gold Everything” in 2012, and he followed that up with the release of his official debut mixtape, Don't Be S.A.F.E. He signed with Def Jam Records in late 2012, but was dropped from the label in 2014. He most recently released the mixtape The Wake Up 2. He's repped by UTA.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter


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