The comedian starred in the 2012 cult hit comedy Pitch Perfect as the leader of the all-male campus singing champions The Treblemakers. He will be back causing trouble for our heroes, including Anna Kendrick as Beca and Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy. Also confirmed to return from the original are Brittany Snow and Elizabeth Banks, who is also making her directorial debut with this sequel. She served as a producer on the first film, which went onto earn $113 million globally as well as having the best-selling soundtrack of 2013.
Last week, Hailee Steinfeld signed on for a featured role that will become the lead in future sequels if Pitch Perfect 2 performs well at the box office. Shooting is scheduled to begin this summer, and a May 15, 2015 release date has already been set.
Adam DeVine recently wrapped a role in The Final Girls co-starring opposite Malin Akerman and Taissa Farmiga. He will next return for Season 2 of Adam Devine's House Party later this year, with Workaholics Season 5 to debut in January 2015.