With the destruction of his beloved theater, Buster is without a home or hope; Eddie generously provides his friend a place to stay, in his parents' pool house. While the two play video games, Eddie tells Buster about his mandatory household chores, including visiting his "nana". Sam Quint | The concert is a huge success, impressing Nana Noodleman enough to buy the theater property and fund the construction of the New Moon Theater; she and Eddie attend its grand opening. He usually wears a red beaded necklace, a red jacket over a yellow sleeveless shirt, and orange shorts. Though, it makes sense for his character storywise not to continue with this crew. Owen Shaw | Eli Pepperjack | The amazing way (read that sarcastically) that Meena overcomes her fear of romance is by falling in love with a cute boy who works at an ice cream truck. Clint Hadson | Rosita | Happy Gilmore | Andrew Clark | Jamie | Tanya Mousekewitz | Michael Darling | Its my go-to comfort movie. Maximus Decimus Meridius | Sweet Pea | books, book review, under one roof, reylo, Ali Hazelwood, Star Wars, Star Wars: The High Republic, The High Republic, Emerick Caphtor, Sian Holt, Trail of Shadows. Henri | Max Doyle | : I've gotta think. She finally gives Buster her funding so that they can re-purchase the theater and rebuild it into an even bigger and better theater. Barry Sembne | Its what made the movie rewarding. A bigger location means the cast is expanded in some ways but loses other characters too. Share your thoughts, experiences, and stories behind the art. I've gotta think. Powers/Skills Will Schofield | Eddie Noodleman | Roland Tembo | Lucy Miller | Max | Many animals find the flyers and think they have a shot at something big. Louie | The issue is Darius never treats Meena respectfully and Buster lets it happen. Sir Ballard | Karen Nelson | But he pushes her into the role anyway! Impressed and reinvigorated by her singing, Buster comes up with a new plan. The Scientist | Next, Johnny plays the piano and sings "I'm Still Standing". Jimmy | The Grinch | It would be one thing if it was addressed. Audrey | Alan Abernathy | Hanna-Barbera Heroes | | Their films are popcorn movies. He was such a big presence in Sing that it felt like a huge void in the cast. Jenny Halsey | Kayla Watts | Buster then learns that Ms. Crawley advertised a $100,000 reward, and he panics while trying to maintain the illusion that there is a lot of money in that chest. Mel | Wild Knuckles, Live-Action Films Hu | Yoshi | Fred | Release Dates Buster Moon Kenji Kon | However, business hasn't been going so well, and the theater is in trouble. In "Eddie's Life Coach", Eddie is revealed to sleep in a blue sleeveless shirt over a dark blue pajama shirts and bottoms. Hot Wheels Heroes | Otto | Johnny later visits his dad in jail and admits that he was rehearsing for the show and that he would rather be a singer than to be in his dad's gang. Ash | Margo Gru | Marty McFly | Since Meena is too nervous to ask for a second chance, Buster assumes she wants to be part of the stage crew. That is except for Meenas story which I saved for last because I will discuss a spoiler for the movie. Eret | Bamm-Bamm Rubble | : Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III | Buster thinks he's come up with the answer to all his problems - he wants to hold a singing competition at his theater. Betty Rubble | Sweet Pea | Illumination animated films fill a very specific role in the all-ages media bracket. Nica Pierce | Buster gets Meena to help him organize a set-up for a preview that he will put on for Nana. Hu | The Land Before Time Heroes | Petrie | Claire Dearing | Official Sites Ian Malcolm | Tiny | Full Name Owen Shaw | Will Stanton | Thunderbolt Ross (2008) | Lumpy | Meena returns after having been pressured by her grandfather to re-audition. -M-NUva, Do-Gooder Ramona Flowers | Company Credits Princess Poppy | While Ash plays such an important role in the movie, shes almost always away from the rest of the cast. Martha May Whovier | Hulk (2008) | One day, Eddie receives a call from Buster to bring a spare Speedo. | Grandma and Grandpa Longneck | Kevin | Max | -Welcome to the Hero/Protagonist wiki! Sing 2: Alfonso | Clay Calloway | Porsha Crystal | Nooshy | Darius | Klaus Kickenklober | Suki Lane, See Also Fred Flintstone | Buster approaches Eddie and asks if he can get his grandmother, legendary performer Nana Noodleman (Jennifer Saunders), to give the theater some funding. Larry Talbot (2010) | Jip | George Newton | Find out what other deviants think - about anything at all. Woog | Elroy Jetson | Hellboy Heroes | So for them to have Buster in Sing 2 to completely do this creepy story to Meena, a freaking minor, is absolutely disgusting. Eddie is nervous about talking to Nana, but Buster tags along to convince her to invest in the theater. Medivh | Johnny tries to take his spare time to go to rehearsal, but when he needs to get back, he gets stuck in a traffic jam as a result of a car accident that he caused when rushing back to the theater. Illumination Heroes | Cornetto Trilogy Heroes | Big Daddy | Tiny | : Universal Studios Heroes | Frankenstein's Monster | John Bennett | Also, if they just hired more, it would ruin potential with the other actors' characters, including some who didn't get to sing, such as Chelsea Peretti, and she technically is a singer and songwriter. Then we see porcupines Ash (Scarlett Johansson) and her boyfriend Lance (Beck Bennett), a punk rock duo with Lance singing lead. Anna Barnes | His journey in Sing is realizing its not about the building but the people who make the theatre come alive. The Flintstones Heroes | : Over time, however, Eddie becomes used to the "Winner"routine. Over the Hedge Heroes | Eggs | Anti-Villain League | The characters are relatable. They manage to rebuild the theater and welcome a new audience, while Buster has made some new friends. Nari | Stormfly | Phil Betterman | 3 & 4 | Echo | Eddie Carr | Ellie Sattler | Andy Knightley | Benjamin Lockwood | Nana is a wonderful character, and I still hear her opera music in the back of my mind every time I see her enter a room. Its not about the ending, which is always nice and sweet, but seeing where the journey takes you. Snow White | For many years, the Noodlemans served as patrons for Buster's shows, but after one too many bombs, Eddie's father cut off their funding. Curious George | Sydney Lanier | Tarantinoverse Heroes | Cooper | This time around in Sing 2, its fun to see the characters let loose on someone elses dime and show off. Hop Heroes | Peng | The other character I missed from the first movie was John C. Reillys Eddie, Buster Moons best friend. But the message of Meenas story is gross. Delta | If you think about it, what Illumination's going for with a third Sing and trying to get it done. Lex Murphy | Robert Muldoon | Conrad | Silas Ramsbottom | Tim Templeton | Lady Rose | Norman | Kick-Ass Heroes | Anna Valerious | Deckard Shaw | Kristen De Silva | Snowball | Christy Fimple | Han Seoul-Oh | Vivian Krill | Mike bails when he learns that it's no longer a competition and there won't be any prize money. Heck, if the narcissistic Darius apologized or at least learned her NAME, it would be some progress after everything hes done. Babe | Lorna Campbell | Guy Diamond | I'm for getting more characters voiced by new artists, but not enough to nearly replace the whole cast. 'Cause the roof is leaking? : Both Eddie and Nana are stunned by the makeshift glass stage full of water and bioluminescent squids constructed for the rehearsal. Cy the O'Hare Delivery Guy | Buster Moon Gorgonites (Archer, Ocula, Punch-It & Scratch-It, Insaniac, Slamfist, & Troglokhan) | Jonathan Carnahan | Bridget | Moxy | They have been working together for some time. It was gross, uncomfortable, and should never have gotten through to the final cut without some sort of justice for Meena. William Garin | Its definitely not the comfort film that Sing was for me, but I am glad I saw it. No, that's the bucket for the leak. Rhett | Dru Gru | Chilly Willy | Envy Adams | He is voiced by John C. Reilly, who also voiced Wreck-It Ralph from Disney's animated film of the same name and it's sequel, Ralph Breaks the Internet. Peter Page | Draco | Antz Heroes | Lucy Wilde | Hanging out with Buster MoonPlaying video games Despicable Me Heroes | Marge | Lucky Prescott | [embarrassed] Fred O'Hare | Mr. Shark, Lets get into Sing 2. Johnny English | Team Hot Wheels | He constantly touches Meena without her consent. Shrek Heroes | Nana thinks Buster ruined the theater with the shows he's put on, but he never gives up with trying to change her mind. Hoo! Anti-Villain League | Machine Gun Joe | Frostee Benson | Friends/Allies Buster Moon | Clarice Starling | Merlin | Rex | Sean Boswell | Burnish | Audrey | *CUT TO THE CHASE* Aardman Heroes | 8 | Rosie The Robot Maid | Bumpy | John "Reaper" Grimm | Bounce out now if you want to avoid it or if the topic of assault is uncomfortable for you. The Fish | Gary King | Alice Pierce | Nanny McPhee | He is encouraged by his parents to visit his grandmother, Nana Noodleman, which he dislikes as she is usually mean to him. Eddie Noodleman | Ash wants to write an original song, but Lance isn't supportive of her making her own music. Roxie & Dave | Fly | He also wears black sandals with white socks. The bank now owns what's left of the theater. Steve Palchuk | Josie and the Pussycats Heroes | PBS Kids Heroes | Overall, I did mostly enjoy Sing 2. Mario Heroes | Duke | Gary | Darius | They are right there watching her go through this. : Amblin Entertainment Heroes | Cindy Lou Who (2000) | Cindy Lou Who | UnderMeena's tutelage, Eddie also becomes a competent stagehand and works the lights and sound effects. Though, it does give us some brilliant scenes of Rosita with her dance partner, Gunter, and her husband, Norman. Though if this show was real, it would actually injure actors. Blue | Hookfang | Maisie Lockwood | The background characters like Mason the set designer or the nice dog with the multi-color hat reminded me of the eccentric people I definitely used to work with in the theatre world. Balto | Danny Butterman | Tiberius | As someone with a Theatre degree, I adored seeing the show come together over the course of the movie. Legendary Entertainment Heroes | That night, Eddie goes for an evening swim, only to be startled by Buster. Sing Heroes | 5 | Sam Chamberlain | Gobber the Belch | Elena Neves | Cha-Ka | He should know exactly who to look for. Jason Shepherd | Chris Vail | Hit-Girl | Maybe Illumination should just focus on other projects at this time rather than cramming a truckload of characters into a third part. Rocket J. Squirrel (2000) | $100,000? But the theatre in-jokes were a lot of fun for me as I have done most of these jobs at one point in my life. : Richard B. Riddick | Porsha is the catalyst for Rositas arc of overcoming her fears after being pushed out of her lead role. He flat out says to Gunter and Miss Crawley that Darius is not working for Meena. Miss Kitty | : Vendel | He calls out a guy who gives him only a coin and forces him to give up whatever else he's got in his pockets. At night, Johnny sneaks into the theater and tries to steal the treasure chest, thinking he can use the supposed money in there to bail out his dad. Max Engel | One of the bears sees that Mike cheated, and he chases after the mouse, only to lose him as he escapes the club. Max | Next we meet Rosita the pig (Reese Witherspoon), an overworked mother of 25 piglets and wife to Norman (Nick Offerman), who doesn't notice just how much work she does, or that she likes to sing. Layla Gray | Daisy | They set up a stage in the middle of the theater ruins and get some of the animals' families to come by, except it's just Rosita and Meena's families that show up. [pointing to another bucket] Adding a large surplus of new characters to sing would work better for a mini-series or a spin-off on one of the other characters (maybe fan-favorite Porsha if she only stayed with the Moon Troupe briefly) than for a. Guy | Bruce Baxter | Boxtrolls | The return of one character towards the end with ties to Johnny left me very emotional to see the story and character growth there. Gage | Pixar may have gotten a truckload of voices in. Eddie It could have been smoother in places and that Meena storyline is hot garbage. Surly | This site uses third party cookies for analytics and advertising. Early in the film, Buster gives Meena a role to have a romantic part in the show. The Bad Guys Heroes | The altercation accidentally breaks the glass stage, and Eddie has just enough time to warn Buster before the theater floods. Mr. Feng | Daisy | VeggieTales Heroes | Buddy | Holly Jollimore | Buster Moon. Balthazar | Buster sees he clearly makes Meena uncomfortable MULTIPLE TIMES. Case | Wow! Buster Moon Mel | Nomura | Pops | The Jetsons Heroes | Rick O'Connell | Woody Woodpecker (2017) | I watch these movies for the same reason I used to really love My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Eddie's ringtone is "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham!. Hulk (2003) | Gertie | The Bad Guys Aja Tarron | The bears show up and snatch him, nearly eating him until the lady mouse shows up to save Mike. Gina Montana | Simon Masrani | Jin | Barbie Heroes | Ann Darrow | Ajay Sidhu | Mr. Dinkles | Buster responds by showing Eddie his father's car-washing bucket, and tells Eddie about the money the old koala saved over years of work to purchase the theater for his son. Ox | Also, you can track what you've seen, want to see, like, or dislike, as well as track individual seasons or episodes of shows. Frankie | After being on this journey with them for two movies, I want these characters I love to shine. Bullwrinkle J. Moose (2000) | At the end of the week, Eddie expects his certificate, but is told he must send Garry an additional $99.95 to receive it. Jean Louise Finch | Bowen | Boss Baby | The image of Eddie belongs to said companies and its collected website. He speaks into a radio to tell a group of guys to stay put, but his father, gang leader Big Daddy (Peter Serafinowicz), and his goons break out and grab Johnny as they have just robbed some valuables. Cooper | Some cases worked very well such as Johnny and Nooshy, who quickly formed a dynamic bond together. Andy Barclay | Uh, it's a bucket? While Eddie watches TV, he sees an advertisement for a digital training seminar hosted by self-help guru Garry "The Winner" Wishmann. Jim Lake Jr. | Branch | Buster Moon Yi | Hap | Minions | Buster has Ms. Crawley make flyers for the competition. | Sing Lori Collins | Gray Mitchell | Clay Calloway | If they want to add more, balance it out for each new film with the other cast members. Pero Tovar | Nooshy | King Fialkov and Queen Coranda | Fund your creativity by creating subscription tiers. Pickles | As much as I want to see more of my favorite animals, Illumination's current plan will not help make it as good as the first two. Oh, lucky me. While everyone had very good arcs (except for Meena who I will get to in a minute), they had to constantly share the light with other people. Send your questions or comments about this or any other spoiler to: THEMOVIESPOILER.com. Sammy Gutierrez | Varvatos Vex | Seeing the other dancers coming to support Johnny over time felt earned and so satisfying. The songs are fun as far as jukebox musicals go, pulling from multiple genres. After his contestants to wait, Buster takes Eddie to his office, who again claims that the competition will not save the Moon Theater, and that Buster would be better off moving on. These two ladies stories are constantly intertwining. Nick Morton | While I bet the physical comedy bits with Miss Crawly tested well with kids, I wouldnt have minded seeing those trimmed down to give a little bit more time to smooth out the character work. Child's Play Heroes | Pops | Lydia | Eddie is the only character to call Buster by his first name. Kung Fu Panda Heroes | Phil | Her story is cringeworthy and quite damaging which is surprising for Illumination. Upload stories, poems, character descriptions & more. Dr. Nefario | Precious | Somewhere else across town we meet Meena the elephant (Tori Kelly), singing to her grandfather (Jay Pharaoh) for his birthday. | He loves her voice and encourages her to get out and show others what she's got. Night Bitch | Barney Rubble | Toothless | Dr. Barbara Lake | The Pink Berets | Dab-Dab | Krel Tarron | Plimpton | Meena goes to audition, but she has a severe case of stage fright and she bails. The animals start rehearsing for the show. Nana scoffs at Buster's claims that his theater retained the wonder and magic of old, but out of boredom agrees to attend a special rehearsal featuring the contestants. Eddie has dark gray skin, white wool, and brown eyes. Five or six new cast members should be plenty. In contrast to his optimistic best friend Buster Moon, Eddie has a more doubtful outlook on the future of the Moon Theater. Mathayus the Scorpion King | Kevin, Stuart & Bob | Buster Moon Nooshy | Someone should have stood up for her. Mac Radner | The movie mostly takes place in Redshore City, the fictional Las Vegas of the world. Illumination's already got a large assortment of characters than they know what to do with. : It is so cathartic to watch this entertainment mogul and borderline mob boss come completely unhinge and get his comeuppance. Nathan Lambert | She starts a slow and shy version of "Don't You Worry About a Thing" before belting out her voice, which even leaves Mike with his jaw on the floor. Littlefoot | He hugs his son and apologizes for what he said to him, then praises his musical talent. Kelly Malcolm | Billy Madison | Graeme Willy | Mandy | Ash gets so into it that she accidentally shoots out quills into the audience. Marvel Cinematic Universe Heroes | Meanwhile, Big Daddy has made it to the theater and sees Johnny. Casper | Ghostly Trio | Kitty | Tom Blake | I would definitely check them out again if there is ever a Sing 3. 6 | Beethoven | Kelly Radner | When lounging at his parent's pool house, Eddie wears a blue robe. Rosita | Dr. Nefario | Tattoo | Max | Animal hero, Miss CrawlyMeenaAshJohnnyRositaGunterGarry "The Winner" Wishmann. Johnny | Buster sinks into despair and hopelessness. Later, Eddie visits the Moon Theater just after the auditions end. Sarah Harding | Morgana | Occupation Type of Hero Nana Eddie is unimpressed, but learns that his mother signed him up for the program, and will be kicked out if he fails to provide her with the certificate of completion. It added such a nice realism watching these animated sets get built from the ground up. The narratives with the new characters simply needed a touch finer tuning to fully integrate them into the strong bonds formed from the main cast. You know what youre going to get with just about every single one of them. As Buster rides through town, we meet some of the other main characters - Johnny the gorilla (Taron Egerton) is singing to himself in an alley, but he ducks when he sees some cops. Thunk Crood | Enemies Douxie Casperan | There are so many ways to resolve this mess. Sam Bowden (1962) | Sing belongs to Universal and Illumination. Tattoo | She brings Buster a cake and finds him as he is trying to connect an extension cord to a nearby building after the electric company shuts off the power. Captain Englehorn | While they have some very good movies such as Despicable Me that kicked off franchises, I find Illumination movies to be more guilty pleasures. Betty Ross (2008) | Amanda Kirby | Wendy Darling | Nash | Alex O'Connell | Over a hundred animals, including Johnny, Rosita, Mike, and Ash all audition. Astro The Dog | His ruse is exposed to the other animals, but things get worse when the water tank cracks, causing the whole theater to get flooded and eventually completely destroyed. Vince | Eep Crood | Universal Studios Heroes, Movies Filming & Production Dominic Toretto | Light Fury | Laurie Strode | : She is very nervous until Buster convinces her to get out there. Princess Jehnna | Tony Toponi | Max Walker | The show is a huge hit and gives Nana reason to give Buster funding. Luke Hobbs | Silas Ramsbottom | If Rosita or the others spoke up for Meena. Hattie Shaw | Dru Gru | At first, Eddie is unenthused with his new schedule, which requires him to wake up early, regularly exercise, and eat healthier. NotEnrique | Fred O'Hare | Despicable Me Heroes | | The Great Gazoo | Rosita is a devoted wife to Norman. Ted Wiggins | E.T. Edith Gru | King Gristle Jr. | The Purge Heroes | He doesn't like it when Ash steps in to sing on her own. Download the app now at. Michael | The charm of the first movies finale is the characters pretty much slapped their show together on raw talent, duct tape, and a heck of a lot of luck. Yes, and do you know why I have this bucket? Prince Thadeous | It allows for the characters around him to find their shades of nuances like with Porsha or his assistant Suki, who had one of the more surprising and subtle arcs of the film. Allison Reynolds | Anastasia Steele | Kathleen "Kat" Harvey | Snotlout Jorgenson | Winnie Portley-Rind | If your folks could just loan me the money until Eddie Clay Calloway | Buster loses hope until the other animals convince him that the show must go on. Marcus | Also unlike the driven Buster, Eddie is prone to laziness and likes to lie around, play video games, and eat junk food. Realizing that they both have a lot in common, both Eddie and Garry ditch the "Winner" lifestyle and play video games. Scott Mitchell | : Grammy Norma | The Mummy Heroes | Darkman | Claire Nuez | You can view movies and shows in one place and filter by streaming provider, genre, release year, runtime, and rating (Rotten Tomatoes, Imdb, and/or Metacritic). Many animals in town show up for a chance to compete, with several animals wanting the money for personal reasons or just a chance to prove that they have what it takes. Evan Baxter | Billy Brennan | Dr. John Dolittle | Again when Rositas many children storm their hotel room to the delight of Johnny, Meena, Ash, and Gunter (who I must think are honorary aunts and uncles). Also, there were a lot of fun callbacks to the first film that just left me smiling like a loon. I do love all these characters very much. Phil, See Also Big Daddy then willingly goes back to prison. Sandy Crood | Origin Draal the Deadly | Zach Mitchell | Dweeb | Howard the Duck | Allyson Nelson | Brought to you by. Mario Heroes | What I feel it comes down to is the already established relationships from the first movie are so incredibly strong. Tej Parker | Colin Tucker | Dr. Seuss Heroes | As the water destroys the building, Eddie quickly evacuates Nana, and the two leave despite Buster's begging. No one ever called out Buster or Darius behavior. Their scenes are some of my favorites and are played very organically. Diane Foxington | Gran | Or maybe a streaming mini-series taking place in Redshore would work better. Fletcher Reede | Lowery Cruthers | Fievel Mousekewitz | Cassandra | During rehearsal, Johnny is supposed to be a getaway driver for Big Daddy and his gang as they are trying to steal some gold. Porsha Crystal | Emmett Brown | When working out, Eddie wears a red tracksuit and pants. Anthony McCoy | Megamind Heroes | On screen, the movie is gorgeous. Barf and Belch | There were times I often forgot she was in the film until we flashed back to her hanging out at Clay Calloways house trying to convince him to join their show. Deya the Deliverer | Kanjigar the Courageous | Doris Thatcher | Antonidas | Brandon Bowman | Ted | Eddie's video game console in his parent's pool house resembles an original Sony PlayStation. Ben Pincus | Angry, Eddie climbs Garry's steps to confront him in person. Jurassic Park Heroes | Letty Ortiz | The Bears Donna Lou Who | Ferdinand | Gunter | Alias When visiting hisNana, Eddie wears a yellow dress jacket with a dark pink rose over a light blue sleeveless shirt. Paul Kirby | Or maybe the ice cream boy love interest is actually talented and they pulled him into the show last minute and fire Darius! Tom Griffin | Mothership | Biggie | Owen Grady | That is except for the villain, Jimmy Crystal, who is delightfully evil in the most sleazy Hollywood way possible. Colonel Stars and Stripes | Ash gets on to play her original song, but Judith comes by to unplug the music and tell everyone to leave. Evangeline | Peter Pan | Darius Bowman | Lucy Wilde | Bron | Mel (Despicable Me) | The Once-Ler | Pebbles Flintstone | Pickles | Lloyd Christmas | Despite Eddie's rudderless existence, he proves himself a loyal friend to Buster by helping the koala get back on his feet during his lowest point. Llane Wrynn | Before the show can begin, however, three bear gangsters trespass and demand money owed them by the contestant Mike. E.B. Rebel | 50 Great Shows on Netflix to Watch Right Now (2022). Stuart | I think thats where I struggled the most in this movie was the balance between the previous characters sometimes clashing against the new cast. Sell custom creations to people who love your style. The Pink Berets | Lin Yuan Guo | Nick Van Owen | Ruffnut Thorston | What? Winnie Woodpecker | Valentine McKee | Just look at you, dear.