Whoopi Goldberg Celebrates 30 Years of “Sister Act 2” with a Joyous Cast Reunion on “The View”

Whoopi Goldberg celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” on “The View.” She warmly reunited with the cast, including Kathy Najimy. Additionally, Goldberg brought together the child actors from the choir. Together, they recreated a memorable scene. It was the soulful rendition of “Oh Happy Day” led by Sister Mary Clarence, Goldberg’s character.

A Soulful Reunion

A touching moment was Ryan Toby’s return as Ahmal in the movie “Sister Act 2.” He sang “Oh Happy Day” again, stirring up memories. Then, the cast sang “Joyful, Joyful.” Tanya Trotter filled in for Lauryn Hill, adding to the emotional scene. Hill, who played Rita Louise Watson, was absent.

After “Joyful, Joyful,” Goldberg broke down in tears. The reunion included other cast members like Kathy Najimy and Wendy Makkena. It was a special moment for all.

check reunion post in twitter:

Reflections and Memories

At the reunion, Goldberg talked about why “Sister Act” remains popular. She said, “Everyone sees themselves in the characters. That’s why these movies have been loved for over thirty years.” She added, “It doesn’t matter your age. When you watch, you feel like a kid.

You remember your past and the happiness it brought.”The reunion also featured video messages from cast members who couldn’t attend in person. Jennifer Love Hewitt, who was just 13 when she starred in the sequel, reminisced about her time on set. “Working on ‘Sister Act 2’ was one of the greatest things that ever happened to me. I got to work with the queen, Whoopi Goldberg. She was the kindest, coolest person to me ever,” Hewitt shared. “I got to hear Lauryn Hill sing every day. All of you are the best, and I’m just sending lots and lots of love. If you guys need me in ‘Sister Act 3,’ just call me up!”

The Future of “Sister Act”

Goldberg aims to make “Sister Act 3.” The project began years ago. In 2018, Regina Hicks and Karin Gist were hired to write the sequel. In 2022, Goldberg wanted Keke Palmer and Lizzo in the cast. She said, “I want everyone who loves fun, as I need it too.” Besides, Goldberg revealed her work with Tyler Perry on the sequel. They were almost done with the script.

Check Sister Act 3 cast members in below post:

A Legacy of Joy and Inspiration

The “Sister Act 2” 30th-anniversary reunion was more than nostalgia. It celebrated the film’s joy, inspiration, and lasting charm. Fans eagerly await “Sister Act 3.” The reunion reminds us of the magic that forms when talented people collaborate.

Videos from the heartfelt event are now on social media. They capture what made “Sister Act 2” a beloved classic.

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