Sing 2 boasts a strong voice cast full of singers and Hollywood talent alike. Here’s a guide to the cast and characters of the Illumination sequel.
Illumination’s Sing 2 is their follow-up to their hit 2016 film and features a large cast of big names. The animated sequel boasts a cast of bright and colorful characters, each with strong voice talent backing them up. From returning names to new additions, Sing 2’s cast and character ensemble is remarkably strong. note: Scream 5 (2022) Ganzer Film auf deutsch
Known for their Despicable Me and Minions franchises, Illumination has been one of the most profitable animation studios in the modern era. The first Sing film was a big hit at the box office, grossing over $600 million worldwide on a budget of $75 million. The animated film boasted a terrific voice cast, most of whom have returned for the sequel.
Sing 2 once again follows Buster Moon, the lovable koala who gets a chance to put on a big show in the entertainment capital of the world, Redshore City. Along with his ensemble of eccentric cast members, Buster tries to put on the greatest show possible while he, along with porcupine Ash, must convince reclusive has-been rock star Clay Calloway to participate in their show. Here’s a cast and character guide for Sing 2.
Matthew McConaughey As Buster Moon
Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey voices Buster Moon, the koala who dreams of stardom and is willing to do whatever possible to get him and his cast to the big leagues. Buster’s determination and compassion are his strongest qualities. Matthew McConaughey is known for his Oscar-winning performance in Dallas Buyers Club, as well as The Wolf of Wall Street and The Lincoln Lawyer. note: Spencer (2022) Ganzer Film auf Deutsch
Scarlett Johansson As Ash
Scarlett Johansson plays a porcupine named Ash, who sings and plays guitar and looks up to her idol, Clay Calloway. Ash starts off doing solo gigs in night clubs but comes back to Buster’s crew when he requests her help in their show, as well as eventually helping to convince Clay Calloway to join in their extravagant production. Johansson has had many notable roles, but is most known for her role of Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in the MCU.
Taron Egerton As Johnny
Taron Egerton reprises his role of Johnny the gorilla for Sing 2. In the film, Johnny must learn how to dance for his climactic dance/fight scene, but is having trouble with his overbearing instructor and enlists the help of a cat named Nooshy. Egerton is best known for his role of Eggsy in the Kingsman films.
Tori Kelly As Meena
Tori Kelly once again voices Meena the elephant, who is forced to do a love song with an arrogant performer she has no chemistry with. But when she falls for a fellow male elephant, she finds the necessary confidence in herself to perform. Tori Kelly is primarily a singer known for her appearances on The Masked Singer. note: Pleasure (2022) Ganzer Film auf Deutsch
Bono As Clay Calloway
U2 lead singer Bono plays Clay Calloway, a lion who was once a famous rock star, but has since retired due to the passing of his wife. Bono gives the role a lot of soul, making Clay the emotionally epicenter of Sing 2’s story. Bono is the lead singer of U2, but also appeared in 2007’s Across the Universe.
Sing 2 Supporting Cast & Characters
Reese Witherspoon as Rosita – While a definite lead character in the first film, Rosita is pushed a bit more to the side in Sing 2. However, she is still given a compelling arc where she is cast as the lead of the show but must overcome her fear of heights to keep the role. Witherspoon is known for the series Big Little Lies. note: Kaiserschmarrndrama (2021) Ganzer Film auf Deutsch
Bobby Cannavale as Mr. Crystal – Bobby Cannavale’s Mr. Crystal is the villain of Sing 2. Crystal is a wolf who is in charge of Buster Moon’s production and threatens Moon’s life on several occasions. He’s a demanding presence and a worthy adversary of Buster Moon. Cannavale is known for his role in Marvel’s Ant-Man.
Letitia Wright as Nooshy – Nooshy is a cat who helps Johnny learn how to dance for his scene in the show. She’s a rebellious but charming and kind character, and a strong match for Johnny in Sing 2. Wright is primarily known for her role of Shuri in Black Panther. note: West Side Story (2021) Ganzer Film auf Deutsch