Sing 2: release date, cast, trailer, review summaries – when is it in UK cinemas?


The energetic sequel to Garth Jennings and Christophe Lourdelet’s 2016 computer-animated musical, Sing 2 is finally a hit. cinema this week.

But is it about who’s in the all-star voice cast, and is it any good?

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What happens in Sing 2?

Sing 2’s story, set after the events of the previous installment, revolves around the race to save the theater from confiscation by inviting anthropomorphic creatures large and small to participate in a singing competition.

Koala’s protagonist Buster Moon (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) is currently spending the day hosting regularly sold-out shows at the theater, and all is seemingly fine.

That is until the company invites talent scout Suki (Chelsea Peretti) from Crystal Entertainment to appraise his Alice In Wonderland remake.

She walked out in the first half, saying: “You’re not good enough. You’ll never make it to the big leagues. “

The koala is no longer fazed until his mentor, retired sheep diva Nana Noodleman (Jennifer Saunders), inspires Moon to have “courage, stamina and faith”.

A plan has been hatched to prevent a gateway crash The Crystal Entertainment auditions in Redstone City are hosted by CEO Jimmy Crystal (Bobby Cannavale).

Porcupine punk rocker Ash (Scarlett Johansson) reunites with the group for a try, but Crystal is unimpressed until Gunter (Nick Kroll) comes up with the idea of ​​a sci-fi gig that will entice the rock star. Clay Calloway (Bono) returns to the stage after a 15-year hiatus.

Who participates?

As with any big-budget animated film worth it, Sing 2’s cast features an impressive array of big names.

Matthew McConaughey returns to play the brave koala Buster Moon, who is currently hosting sold-out shows at the New Moon Theater with his group of resident creatures: Rosita (Reese Witherspoon) and pig dance partner Gunter (Nick). Kroll), the gorilla Johnny (Taron Egerton), and the elephant Meena (Tori Kelly).

Scarlett Johansson also returns as the hedgehog punk rocker, Ash.

The sequel also features new characters voiced by the likes of Pharrell Williams, Halsey, Letitia Wright, Eric André, and Jennings’ longtime friend, British podcaster, Adam Buxton.

Oh, and U2’s Bono also makes an appearance, for Clay Calloway, a lion rock star who’s been invited back to the stage after a 15-year hiatus.

Is there anything good?

Sing 2 is out in US cinemas in December 2021, so critics have had plenty of time to dissect it.

Thankfully, it looks like the sequel matches the colorful fun of the first, with a 69% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of writing (first drama currently holds a rating of 71%).

CNN.comBrian Lowry of Sing said the Sing franchise “didn’t really aspire to be anything more than fun”, and that “at the most basic level”, Sing 2 “delivers just enough.”

Peter Debruge from Diversity has said that audiences should think of Sing 2 as “an elaborate machine of joy,” a thought that will make it easier to appreciate “the way every choice seems designed to bring a smile to the face of the earth.” people’s faces”.

Ella Kemp’s Empire Magazine “There is no doubt the high octane energy of Garth Jennings’ all-star band, but the symphony develops a bit tiredly. The show can go on, but that doesn’t mean it has to.”

“In this animal world, there is nothing more sacred than music,” says Club AVby Charles Bramesco. “If only Jennings’s posh karaoke party had such reverence for its choices, or a small piece of the soul needed to make them.”

When can I watch it?

Sing 2 actually had its VOD premiere on January 7 and is available to stream right now through Now TV Cinema.

However, if you don’t have access to that service, or are just looking for an excuse to take the kids to the movies on an out-of-home evening, the movie will also be released in theaters.

It is scheduled to be released theatrically in the United Kingdom on January 28, 2022.

It was originally released in cinemas almost a year earlier, but due to Covid-19 Disease, the work changed, and was performed remotely after the temporary closure of Illumination Mac Guff, the Paris animation studio behind the film.

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