‘Sing 2’ Set for Christmas Day 2020 Release

Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have announced the release of a “Sing” sequel for Dec. 25, 2020.

The studio also announced that “Secret Life of Pets 2” will be pushed back a year from July 3, 2018 to July 3, 2019. “Minions 2” has moved up a week, from July 10, 2020 to July 3, 2020.


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“Sing” has been a smash hit for Illumination having already grossed $429 million worldwide including $250 million domestically. The pic features the voices of Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon as animals competing in an “American Idol”-like singing competition.

“Sing” even earned a best animated movie nomination at the 2017 Golden Globes, losing out to “Zootopia.”

“The Secret Life of Pets” was also another big hit for Uni and Illumination in 2016, grossing $875 million worldwide.

“Minions,” released in June 2015, has grossed a whopping $1.16 billion worldwide.

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  1. dianna says:

    i want sing a by sing movie

  2. Alex Meyer says:

    Really, a sequel?! I get the first movie was such a hit, but story wise, how are they going to continue this?!

    • Fred Flinstone says:

      Studio wants the acts to perform, and they have to somehow go from the small stage to the big production. They only do theater performances, but Buster can easily work a deal that gets them into a bigger/broader showtime. Of course they then have to figure out how to go from small to big, and up the ante. Not sure they can live up to the prior movie’s success. Zootopia will have that challenge once it gets a sequel as well- don’t think Disney won’t give that a second movie given the first made over $1 billion.

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