Whoopi Goldberg shares Sister Act 3 update

Whoopi Goldberg has given fans an update on Sister Act 3. (ABC)

Whoopi Goldberg shared a major update for Sister Act 3 during an emotional movie reunion The view.

The show’s host recently reunited with the cast of Sister Act 2: Back in the habit on the occasion of the film’s 30th anniversary. Goldberg performed a rendition of “Joyful, Joyful” alongside the cast of the ABC talk show.

The actress once again embodied her beloved character Sister Mary Clarence in the June 6 episode, donning the iconic nun outfit to give the update on the third film.

“Don’t forget, Sister Act 3 is in the works,” she said. “The script is in and I can’t wait for the day when I can say, ‘Come along for the ride’, because we’ve been given the green light!”

In the upcoming film, the award-winning actor will reprise her role as Deloris Van Cartier, a former nightclub singer who goes undercover as Sister Mary Clarence, in the third installment of the beloved franchise.

Goldberg has previously spoken about her dream casting for the third film, revealing that she would like Lizzo to star in the film.

She said she was also eyeing Keke Palmer and Nicki Minaj to possibly star in the film during an interview on Hell of a Week with Charlamagne Tha God.

“Hopefully we can figure it out together and get it done sooner rather than later,” Whoopi Goldberg said.

She continued: “I’m going to ask Keke (Palmer) to come in. I want everyone to come in.

“I want Lizzo to come in.” I want everyone. I want the girl with the breast, what’s her name? Nicki (Minaj)! I want Nicki to come.” also reported that Goldberg was keen to cast Jennifer Hudson in the third film.

“One person who would like to add Whoopi to the film is Jennifer Hudson, especially after seeing what Jennifer did with the character when she did Sister Act for Halloween on her show last year,” a source told the outlet.

“It would be a no-brainer to get Jennifer, Whoopi would love it if that happened.”