In 2023 it will be 30 years ago Sister Act 2: Back in the habit was released in theaters, meaning fans have been waiting for the rumors for a while Sister Act 3 with Whoopi Goldberg. The star appeared The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last month, and gave a promising update, saying she had just read the script. She added, “I really like it, but it has a lot of adults to go through. So if they don’t get in his way, it could actually be pretty good.” The threequel is coming to Disney+ and many familiar faces are expected to return, but Goldberg is still hoping for confirmation from Maggie Smith, who played Mother Superior. In fact, she recently made a public case for the iconic actor during an appearance on the British talk show, Loose Women (through PEOPLE).
“I want to let Maggie Smith know that I’m taking on the role of Mother Superior for you because I can’t do it with anyone but you,” Goldberg told the camera. “So if you need me to come over here and shoot it down and do what we need to do, we’ll do what you want us to do,” she continued. “But we don’t want to do it without you, Maggie.”
Smith just turned 88, but she is still active in her career. Last year, she reprized her role as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in Downton Abbey: A New Era. She currently has two projects in production, The Wonder Club with Laura Linney and Kathy Bates and A German lifethe story of Brunhilde Pomsel.
When will Sister Act 3 Be released?
Tim Federle, creator of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, will straight away Sister Act 3, working from a script by Madhuri Shekar. Tyler Perry is also attached to co-produce the project with Goldberg. Currently, there is no official release window.
“For a long time they kept saying no one wanted to see it. And then, quite recently, it turns out that might not be true,” Goldberg previously said of the threequel. “People might want to see it. So we’re working diligently to figure out how to get the gang together and come back.”
“I like the idea that we’re making this possible, but you know, the Hollywood system is moving a little slower than I’d like,” Perry said during a performance in September The view. “So we have a good script. We started well. We’re just trying to get everyone in the right direction so we can get it going.”
Do you hope to see Maggie Smith? Sister Act 3? Tell us in the comments!