Get ready, “Pitch Perfect” enthusiasts: another Barden Bella is coming back for round three.
“I’m in,” Steinfeld told E! News. “I can’t wait! It’s all happening.”
It was previously reported that Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson will also reprise their roles for the third film, but that left us wondering: What exactly will their involvement be? All three of the O.G. Bellas have graduated, so who’s left to anchor the team and lead the Bellas — and the “Pitch Perfect” franchise — from here on out?
Our answer, it seems, may be with Steinfeld and her character, Emily Junk. It makes sense that the writers would want to hand the reigns over to someone who audiences have already met, and Emily seems like the perfect choice. In “Pitch Perfect 2,” we saw her go from a shy singer-songwriter afraid of living in her mother's shadow, to a confident, show-stealing performer.
Plus, we still have a lot more we'd love to see from Emily, including her flirtatious relationship with Benji and her knack for penning killer original songs.
In the meantime, Steinfeld is currently killin' it with her own blossoming music career — she recently released her debut single, “Love Myself,” a self-empowering pop jam that’ll make you want to dance like so: