Sing is an American animated musical comedy movie produced by Illumination Entertainment and released by Universal Pictures. The movie was penned and helmed by Garth Jennings, co-directed by Christophe Lourdelet. The stars behind this wonderful musical-themed movie who lend their voices are Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, and Tori Kelly.
The movie is about anthropomorphic animals where the stars have to play these characters. The story mainly revolves around a theatre owner who one day came up with an idea to hold a competitive singing show. The competition also throws light on the private life of its contestants who took part in the singing competition.
The movie comprises over 60 songs from renowned artists, their performances are most diegesis-based. It also features an original song called “Faith” by Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande. The song was nominated for a Golden Globe. On September 11, 2016, Sing was first screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and premiered at Microsoft Theatre on December 3, 2016. After some time, the movie was released in the US on December 21, 2016. The film collected a whopping $634 worldwide.
What We Know So Far Regarding The Upcoming Sequel
While we earnestly wait for the arrival of Sing 3, another sequel— Sing 2 is slated for a release on December 21, 2021.
Universal announced that the sequel to Sing is going to take a longer time to hit the theatres and is now finally set for an official release date although the movie is still untitled. Sing 2 will be including new member additions such as Bono, Bobby Cannavale, Pharrell Williams, and Latitia Wright, and many more.
Before its new premiere date, Sing 2 was initially set for a release on December 25, 2020, and July 2, 2021, but we’re pushed back due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. If you look at the situation, it is quite understandable to have the dates pushed back and we hope the current release remains unchanged.
Is Sing 3 in the works?
A third movie is still yet to be announced but actor Matthew McConaughey did reveal about the chances of making another movie. While speaking with CinemaBlend, in a response to the insufficiency of songs and dance from his character Buster in the previously released two movies.
“Maybe Sing 3, but it wasn’t in this one and a lot of people have been saying that and I’m like that’s right, Buster Moon should sing, whistle, diddy, hum, dance, something. Oh, that’d be super fun. That could be it. Bring it up to the director, I’m with you. You hear that Garth?”
The Cast of Sing 3
Once the upcoming sequel is in development, we’ll get official news as the making of the movie goes deeper but at the moment, nothing much is revealed and there is no information available at all. Here are the names of the stars we are expected to see on the screens once again although some of the cast has not been confirmed yet.
-Matthew McConaughey (as Buster Moon)
-Anne Hathaway (as Penny)
-Reese Witherspoon (as Rosita)
-Seth MacFarlane (as Mike)
-Scarlett Johansson (as Ash)
-John C. Reilly (as Eddie Noodleman)
-Tori Kelly (as Meena)
-Taron Egerton (as Johnny)
-Nick Kroll (as Gunter)
-Selena Gomez (as Melody)
-Chris Pratt (as Jeff Hawk)
-Anna Kendrick (as Priscilla Crest)
-Garth Jennings (as Miss Karen Crawly)
-Nick Offerman (as Norman)
-Beck Bennett (as Lance)
-Jennifer Saunders (as Nana Noodleman)
-Zac Efron (as Henry)
-Gwen Stefani (as Debbie)
-Gary DeLisle (as Tabitha)
-Emily Blunt (as Tabitha’s singing voice)
-Phyllis Smith (as Betty)
-Norah Jones (as Diana)
-Tony Hale (as Boris)
-Idris Elba (as Robert)
-Ben Stiller (as Dave Moon)
-Peter Serafinowicz (as Marcus)
-Diane Lane (as Sharon)
-Josh Brolin (as Darwin)
-Mindy Kailing (as Katie)
-Steve Zahn (as Barry)
-Tina Fey (as Tilly)
-Jeffrey Tambor (as Jerry)
-Mary Steenburgen (as Leslie)
-Leslie Jones (as Meena’s Mother)
-Jay Pharoah (as Meena’s Grandfather)
-Lorraine Newman (as Meena’s Grandmother)
-J.K. Simmons (as Henry’s Father)
-Molly Shannon (as Henry’s Mother)
Sing 3 Release Date?
The first movie of “Sing” was released on December 21, 2016. The second movie “Sing 2” was launched on December 22, 2021. Both the previous movies were a massive success and were greatly appreciated by audiences and critics alike. However, when it comes to the third part of Sing, there has been no official word or update from the producers making many fans wonder whether there’ll be another movie produced or not. Considering the success of both films in the franchise, it is highly likely that a third movie will be released.
So based on our predictions about the release date, we’d expect the new movie to be out sometime in late 2023 or in 2024.
Where To Watch Sing 3?
Originally, the film was released in over 3000 nearby theatres. As soon as the third chapter is announced, it will be available in a nearby theatre.
Sing 3 Ratings?
Sing 3 collected mixed reviews from critics all around the globe. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 72% and a Tomatometer rating of 71% while, on Metacritic, the film has earned an average score of 6.8 out of 10. Whereas on IMDb, the series scored an outstanding rating of 7.4 out of 10.
Sing 3 Trailer
As of now, there is no mention of the trailer for Sing 3, nor has the series been renewed to date. For the time being, you may watch the first season trailer of Sing 3 below, and can also watch the complete season on Universal Pictures.
Is Sing 4 Announced?
There has not been any official confirmation regarding the renewal of the fourth instalment of the series!