For 27 years, the wait has become unbearable for fans of the musical and Whoopi Goldberg. After the success of the first two sections of Sister Act in 1992 and 1993, the rumors do not stop announcing a third gospel which is still pending. Variety announced at the end of 2018 that it would be a prequel, without the main actresses and broadcast on Disney +, but it seems that the tide has turned.
In an interview with the show The Late Late Show with James Corden, actress Whoopi Goldberg returned to the project Sister Act 3. “For a long time we were told that no one wanted to see a new one, she explained. And then quite recently it turned out that maybe that just isn’t true, that people might want to. So we are working diligently to find a way to bring the whole team together and come back.“
According to his words, the third part would not be a prequel and above all would sign the return of certain actresses including his could. Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena or even the great Maggie Smith should then recover their roles of Sister Marie-Patrick, Sister Marie-Robert and Mother Superior. As for its distribution, the continuation of the adventures of Dolorès Van Cartier could find refuge on Disney + to avoid any commercial failure.
In recent years, Whoopi Goldberg has only been present in cinema or television to lend his voice or make a few appearances. Nevertheless, the actress will be in the cast of the next serial adaptation of the work of Stephen King, The scourge, alongside Alexander Skarsgård, Amber Heard and James Marsden. The series will air from December 17, 2020 on CBS All Access in the United States.