Sing 2 is an upcoming American computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures. The sequel to the 2016 film Sing, the film is written and directed by Garth Jennings and stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Nick Kroll, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly reprising their roles from the first film. The sequel is also set to feature characters voiced by Bobby Cannavale, Halsey, Pharrell Williams, Letitia Wright, Eric Andre, Chelsea Peretti, and Bono.
The film is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on December 22, 2021 by Universal Pictures.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Matthew McConaughey as Buster Moon
- Reese Witherspoon as Rosita
- Scarlett Johansson as Ash
- Taron Egerton as Johnny
- Tori Kelly as Meena
- Nick Kroll as Gunter
- Garth Jennings as Miss Crawly
- Bobby Cannavale as Jimmy Crystal
- Halsey as Porsche Crystal
- Pharrell Williams as Alfonso
- Letitia Wright as Vivace
- Eric Andre as Elwood
- Chelsea Peretti as Dixie
- Bono as Clay Calloway
- Peter Serafinowicz as Big Daddy
- John C. Reilly as Mr. Moon, Buster's father
Production[edit | edit source]
Development[edit | edit source]
On January 25, 2017, Universal Pictures and Illumination announced a sequel to its 2016 animated film Sing was in development. Writer/director Garth Jennings and producers Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy return along with voiceover stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Nick Kroll, and Tori Kelly.
In December 2020, Bobby Cannavale, Letitia Wright, Eric Andre, Chelsea Peretti, Pharrell Williams, Bono and Halsey were added to the voice cast.
Animation[edit | edit source]
Work on the film shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was done remotely following the temporary closure of Illumination Mac Guff.
Release[edit | edit source]
Sing 2 is scheduled be theatrically released in the United States on December 22, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Minions: The Rise of Gru taking its July 2022 date. The film was previously scheduled to be released in the United States on December 25, 2020 and July 2, 2021.
Notes[edit | edit source]
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