It’s been 25 years since the hit movie of the 90’s was released, a movie where nightclub lounge singer Deloris Van
Cartier turned into Sister Mary Clarence to avoid getting killed in
“Sister Act.”Whoopy Golberg will turn 62 in November. It’s certainly older than some folks out there.
character was put in protective custody, inside a rundown San Francisco
convent, to avoid her gangster boyfriend’s goons after she witnessed a
killing. There, she became the director of the church’s choir, taking
the nuns from meek singers to a chorus so beautiful they sang for the
contained the musical numbers performed by actors in the film itself,
pre-recorded songs that were used as part of the background music, and
instrumental music composed by Marc Shaiman for the film.
and $92,000,000 in foreign countries, effectively grossing $231,605,150
worldwide, becoming the eighth-highest-grossing film worldwide in 1992.
owned by the partners.
Douglas and Wilson claimed that in 1985 they had
developed a screenplay for the book. The lawsuit claimed that there
were over 100 similarities and plagiarisms between the movie and the
book/screenplay owned by Douglas and Wilson. The lawsuit further claimed
that the developed screenplay had been submitted to Disney, Goldberg,
and Midler three times during 1987 and 1988.
Eventually, Whoopi Goldberg signed on to play the lead. As production
commenced, the script was rewritten by a half dozen screenwriters,
including Carrie Fisher, Robert Harling, and Nancy Meyers. With the movie no longer resembling his original script, Rudnick asked to be credited with a pseudonym in the film, deciding on “Joseph Howard.
See photo of some of the cast below: