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Stories with person: Max Handelman
  • Elizabeth Banks takes the reins on 'Pitch Perfect 2' 
    Updated: May-12-15 2:52 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Everyone warned Elizabeth Banks against filming the outdoor concert finale for "Pitch Perfect 2." It was June in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was scorching hot, it was hurricane season, and they would have to build a full, functioning stage and recruit a small town of extras to make it believable.