Tyler Perry will produce alongside Goldberg in the sequel that will debut on Disney+.

By Dan Snierson
December 10, 2020 at 08:47 PM EST
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Old habits die hard.

Nearly three decades after her last religious experience, Whoopi Goldberg will star in Sister Act 3, it was announced on Thursday during Disney Investor Day.

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Goldberg will reprise her role as Deloris Wilson, the lounge singer-turned-nun via witness protection. She also will serve as a producer alongside Tyler Perry. The film is slated to debut on Disney+.

Released in 1992, the first Sister Act reaped heavenly rewards at the box office, grossing more than $230 million worldwide. The cast included Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, and Kathy Najimy, A less successful sequel, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, was released the following year. A Sister Act musical hit Broadway in 2011.

During its slew of Star Wars and Marvel announcements, Disney+ also announced a sequel to Enchanted and prequel to Toy Story, and confirmed a sequel to Hocus Pocus.

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