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Advocate file photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Crews work to film 'Pitch Perfect 2' in June at BREC's Highland Road Community Park in Baton Rouge.

There’s the LSU Quad, BREC’s Highland Road Community Park and the LSU Union Theater.

Those are just a few of the local sites which pop up on the just-released trailer for the feature film “Pitch Pefect 2.”

The film was shot over the summer in Baton Rouge and is a sequel to 2012’s “Pitch Perfect,” also shot in the city, mostly on the LSU campus.

According to the movie database IMDb, the new musical comedy follows characters Fat Amy and Beca through their senior year at Barden University.

The movie’s returning stars include Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow. “Pitch Perfect 2” marks the directorial debut for actress/executive producer Elizabeth Banks. The movie also stars Skylar Astin, Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Camp, Katey Segal, Adam Devine and Banks.

The film opens in theaters May 15, 2015.

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