06/15/2015 05:39 EDT | Updated 06/15/2016 05:59 EDT

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson to return for 'Pitch Perfect 3,' due out July 2017

NEW YORK, N.Y. - "Pitch Perfect" is coming back for an encore: A third installment of the musical franchise will hit theatres in July 2017.

Universal Pictures announced the plans for "Pitch Perfect 3" on Monday. Stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson will return for the sequel.

"Pitch Perfect" is about a college all-girls a cappella singing group. It has grown into a powerful box-office force. The 2012 original made $115 million worldwide. "Pitch Perfect 2" has taken in $260 million globally since opening last month.