Television production giants, Disney, has announced that a third installment of “Sister Act” is in production, with veteran actress, Whoopi Goldberg reprising her starring role nearly three decades after the original film was released.
Goldberg will return as Deloris Van Cartier, a singer forced to enter the witness protection program and be relocated as a nun in a convent.
The 1992 original was a box office hit and together with it’s sequel released the following year, all captured audiences worldwide.
Tyler Perry has been signed by Disney to produce the project. No release date was given.
Goldberg first teased a third installment of the franchise in October,
“For a long time they kept saying no-one wanted to see it, and then quite recently it turns out that that may not be true,” the actress and TV personality told James Corden.
“People might want to see it. So we’re working diligently to figure out how to get the gang together,” she added.
“Listen — bad singing, great singing. OK singing and then nuns. What’s better than that?”
“Sister Act 3” will premiere on Disney Plus, the corporation’s streaming service.