In case you’re nonetheless hoping and praying for a 3rd Sister Act film, you are about to really feel extraordinarily blessed — joyful, joyful, even. In line with Whoopi Goldberg, the long-awaited threequel continues to be taking place. And that is not all: she already has a dream solid in thoughts.
Throughout an October episode of “Hell of a Week With Charlamagne Tha God,” she shared particulars concerning the upcoming mission, together with the celebrities she would like to see be part of the solid. Amongst her high picks to hitch the third movie? Keke Palmer, Lizzo, and Nicki Minaj. “I am gonna ask Keke to return. You understand, I need everyone to return in. I need Lizzo to return,” she mentioned. “I need as many individuals who wish to have some enjoyable as a result of I actually, desperately must have some enjoyable.”
“I dwell for fan casting. The group has me booked, and honey, I am right here for it.”
For her half, Palmer is simply ready for an official name from Disney. On Oct. 7, she tweeted a fan-made poster for “Sister Act 3” that includes her title alongside Goldberg’s. “God bless y’all for this manifestation over my life. @WaltDisneyCo, that is what they requested for I am simply right here to relay.” And in a November interview with POPSUGAR, Palmer raved about followers’ pleasure for her probably becoming a member of the movie’s solid.
“Oh, yeah. I dwell for fan casting. The group has me booked, and honey, I am right here for it,” she mentioned with fun. “They know your woman is prepared for a job and they’ll preserve me booked to the top of time. I dwell for that. It actually touches my coronary heart to the core. And so I am prepared for ‘Sister Act 3.’ Your woman Whoopi is aware of the group, man, and I am prepared. Your woman is prepared for the gig, okay?”
When requested if she’s spoken to Goldberg concerning the threequel lately, Palmer added, “You understand what? I used to be imagined to be on a name with Miss EGOT not too way back. She already engaged on one other mission, so it is nothing however a few months upfront. [But] quickly as I get on that line, I am positively going to let the individuals know.”
Now that Goldberg has her splendid crew in thoughts, it is only a matter of time earlier than solid bulletins begin rolling out. Goldberg beforehand confirmed “Sister Act 3” was nonetheless within the works throughout a September episode of “The View.” “You understand we’re nonetheless going to do this film,” she instructed her authentic “Sister Act” costar Jenifer Lewis. “I do every thing I can to work with [Lewis] as a result of she’s enjoyable.”
Lewis and Goldberg additionally spent a bit of time on air reminiscing concerning the time they spent collectively engaged on the unique film, again in 1992. The truth is, Lewis even recalled how she “taught” Goldberg tips on how to sing for the film’s huge musical numbers. “I instructed Whoopi, ‘Look, you simply get on this mirror with the 2 of us, and also you simply get a hairbrush, and faux that we’re 15 years outdated singing with Gladys Knight & the Pips,’ and Whoopi did it,” she mentioned. “She sang that little booty off!”
When Will “Sister Act 3” Be Launched?
Again in 2020, Disney+ introduced plans to develop the third Sister Act film with “Excessive Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Sequence” showrunner Tim Federle directing and Madhuri Shekar penning the script, per Deadline, who later reported that Tyler Perry is without doubt one of the movie’s producers. Since then, updates on the movie have been scarce — together with a launch date, which has but to be teased. Nonetheless, again in July, Goldberg revealed in an interview with Leisure Tonight that she’s been pushing for the film to occur for a number of years now.
“I have been attempting to do that for six years,” she mentioned. “I used to be instructed nobody was on this. It takes a minute for individuals to understand they need to take their foot out of their mouth . . . It is coming. We gotta shoot it, however it’s taking place. You are by no means totally pleased with a script as a result of one of many belongings you discover is you wanna have the house to make an adjustment if you might want to. Generally what appears proper on paper does not come out of your mouth the correct means. It’s a must to transfer it round a bit of bit, however I am very hopeful individuals might be joyful.”
When Will “Sister Act 3” Plot
Goldberg additionally gave ET a tiny tidbit about the place her iconic character, Deloris, might be after we rejoin her a long time later. “We did [the first and second movies] again to again, which is why I feel they’re actually nice. However now you want some house on it, and you might want to let [my character] develop up and change into an grownup, which is what’s occurred. We’ll see. She was an grownup when she began, however she’s rather more of an grownup now.”