News Bits: Pitch 2, Star Wars 7, Robin Hood, Fury

Pitch Perfect 2
Real-life a cappella singing group Pentatonix has signed on for the upcoming musical comedy sequel “Pitch Perfect 2”. The quintet will be playing a new rival group to the Barden Bellas in the sequel. They were reportedly on the set for just one twelve-hour day in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. [Source: Complex]

Star Wars: Episode VII
Another rumor has emerged regarding the villains in the upcoming J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Wars” film, this one again from Latino Review. POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.

Their sources indicate both the bounty hunting nomads known as Mandalorians (Boba Fett’s helmet is of Mandalore design), and the lesser known Sith witches could be a part of the story. Both would explain the reports of female villains and a group of mercenary villains being in the film. [Source: Latino Review]

The Last of Robin Hood
The first trailer is out for “The Last of Robin Hood,” a biopic about the final days of swashbuckling Hollywood icon Errol Flynn starring Kevin Kline. Flynn, only 50 at the time, died of a heart attack.

He was also in a relationship with a seventeen year-old girl. Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland directed the film which premiered at Toronto last fall. The trailer is up at Apple Trailers.

Sony Pictures has released the first poster for David Ayer’s World War II tank action drama “Fury” starring Brad Pitt. Set in 1945 as the Nazi regime is in collapse, the story revolves around the five-man crew of an American tank crossing into Germany.