The next Pitch Perfect movie coming out this December, will feature a new character--Buffalo native, Vanzella Joy Williams. The Pitch Perfect films have a star-studded cast including star Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp and Rebel Wilson.

She is an acclaimed drummer who has toured with Beyonce on the last three tours. Graduating from Nardin and Canisius College, Williams said to WIVB that she started filming in January after being contacted by the director of the new film.

 She plays the character Charity. “I’m one of the mean girls if you will. The band that I’m in is the rival band to the Bellas.”