The second trailer for Pitch Perfect 2 dropped today (Feb. 10), and it further proves that Beyoncé's reign over all areas of pop culture is at an all-time high. Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and the rest of their female a capella group take on Bey's "Run the World (Girls)" from her fourth studio effort, 4. The trailer also kicks off with a botched attempt at Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" thanks to a wardrobe malfunction by Wilson's Fat Amy.
The unfortunate performance, which took place in front of the President of the United States, gets the Bellas suspended from competition. A group of European singers are brought into replace them, setting in motion the classic plotline of America vs. [enter foreign country here]. Kendrick suggests that the head honchos of the league (Elizabeth Banks and John Higgins) reinstate the team if it wins the World Championships, bringing in the other classic plotline of America vs. the world.
Other vocal numbers will include A Tribe Called Quest's "Scenerio," Bell Biv Davoe's "That Girl is Poison" and, according to the first trailer, "Cups," from the previous movie. Fan favorites like Adam Devine and Skylar Astin will also be back, battling for their respective teams. Check of the new trailer below.
Pitch Perfect capitalized on the a capella craze that's been gaining popularity thanks to groups like Pentatonix and shows like The Sing-Off. The 2012 film raked in more than $65 million in the U.S. alone. The movie earned praise from a younger crowd, winning four Teen Choice Awards and the Favorite Soundtrack honor at the American Music Awards.
Mark Mothersbaugh has been hired as the sequel's composer, but there's no other soundtrack information. The first movie's collection of a capella tunes featured Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone," Madonna's "Like a Virgin" and Miley Cyrus's "Party in the U.S.A."
Pitch Perfect 2 is due out May 15.