Whoopi Goldberg Proposes ‘Sister Act 3’ Cameo to Pope Francis

Whoopi Goldberg, an African-American actress, recently divulged her intention to offer a cameo opportunity to Pope Francis in her upcoming film “Sister Act 3”. Goldberg made known her intentions during her appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” held on May 8, 2023. The actress disclosed details about her meeting with the Pope at the Vatican and extended an invitation to him for a special appearance in the film.

Goldberg’s Affinity for Pope Francis

During her interaction on the talk show, Goldberg, 68, expressed her admiration for the Pope, 87. She reflected on her meeting with him stating, “I went to see him and he appears to be quite taken with the movie. ‘Sister Act’, he sure knows it!.” In response to a question about the Pope’s interest in the film, Goldberg responded, “No direct interest, but I put forth the offer. He said he’d check on his schedule.”

Goldberg also unveiled the consistent efforts she made over the previous decade to meet the Pope and her special gratitude towards him. She emphasized, “I wanted to thank him. I’d been trying to meet him for about 10 years. But I stayed on course and refrained from trouble.”

The actress also praised Pope Francis for his progressive outlook and acceptance of all, irrespective of individual differences. “I really appreciate this man because he turns out to be the one people want to talk to,” she stated.

About Sister Act 3

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“Sister Act 3”, the sequel to the 1992 film “Sister Act” and its 1993 sequel “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit”, is set to premiere on Disney Plus. The film began its development phase in 2020, with Goldberg reprising her role as lounge singer-turned-nun Deloris Van Cartier. The production will be led by Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, and Tyler Perry who has joined as a producer alongside Goldberg.

Goldberg has been a persistent advocate of a third “Sister Act” movie, hinting at the potential for another sequel as early as October 2020. During an interview on “The Late Late Show With James Corden”, Goldberg conveyed, “For a long time, they kept saying no one wanted to see it. But recently, it appears that might not be the case. People may want to see it.”

Despite reassurances to fans of the “Sister Act” franchise that the third installment was underway, Goldberg confessed to her limitations, “It’s challenging to accomplish everything. And I like to think that I can. However, I’ve realized that I can’t do as much simultaneously, as I’d have liked to.”

Wrapping Up

In conclusion, Whoopi Goldberg’s attempt to feature Pope Francis in “Sister Act 3” demonstrates the expected magnitude of the upcoming film. The already highly anticipated movie seems set to garner more attention and potentially break new ground. It continues to generate buzz among fans around the world who eagerly await its release. To stay abreast of the latest updates on “Sister Act 3”, check out HitPlay.

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