Fox’s Taken 2 brings in the big bucks in its opening weekend, Universal’s singing comedy Pitch Perfect takes third place and Hotel Transylvania beats up Frankenweenie.
Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore and producers Max Handelman and Paul Brooks discuss the cyclical nature of musicals, settling on the right songs, and celebrating the passion of competitive a cappella.
Veteran 30 Rock writer Kay Cannon talks about making her feature debut with the musical comedy Pitch Perfect, which she describes as “Bring It On in the a cappella world.”
Co-stars Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow discuss early on-stage mishaps, musical mash-ups, on-set camaraderie and Universal Pictures’ Pitch Perfect, which opens Friday nationwide.
Sony’s CGI0animated Hotel Transylvania won the weekend, opening at the North American box office a record-breaking $43 million, while the Sony co-production Looper scored second place and performed well in China.