"Pitch Perfect 3" is the final installment of the beloved and popular trilogy. Director Trish Sie is at the helm of the final film and sits down with Alyssa Julya Smith in Los Angeles to discuss how she got involved with the film and the pressure she felt keeping true to the message of female empowerment.
Sie also discusses her background as a choreographer and how her background helped her prepare for her role as director of the film. She says keeping with the message of female empowerment was important to her and is proud of how tight-knit the cast has become over the years since starring in the first one in 2012.
On a broader level, the director says she is hopeful and confident that more female producers and directors will lead to more diverse and complex stories about women, focusing more on female friendship as opposed to dating and relationships with men. "Pitch Perfect 3" hits theaters on December 22.