Get ready for an aca-mazing opening to the MTV Movie Awards. Host Rebel Wilson will be joined by her fellow Barden Bellas and rival group the Treblemakers for a Pitch Perfect reunion in the opening number of the awards show.
No diggity — Wilson will be joined by Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Esther Dean, Adam Devine, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Ben Platt, and Brittany Snow; there was no word yet on whether Anna Kendrick will make a surprise appearance. The film’s director Jason Moore will oversee the mashup performance.
“I could not be more thrilled for the MTV Movie Awards to be the setting for the Pitch Perfect Bella & Treblemaker reunion,” Moore said in a statement. “We have something exciting in store for the MTV audience, and I know the cast and the fans are going to really enjoy our first-ever live performance!”
Pitch Perfect is nominated for four MTV Movie Awards, including Best Female and Best Breakthrough Performances (Rebel Wilson), Best Musical Moment (Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and Hana Mae Lee) and Best WTF Moment (Anna Camp Hack-Appella).
MTV also announced that “Thrift Shop” duo Macklemore & Lewis will perform their new single “Can’t Hold Us” at the show. The MTV Movie Awards air at 8pm ET on Sunday, April 14.
Can’t wait for the live Riff Off? Here’s the original scene from Pitch Perfect: