Sing 2016 is an upcoming American computer-animated musical comedy film directed and written by Garth Jennings, and produced byIllumination Entertainment. The film stars the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly,John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Scarlett Johansson. Universal Pictures has scheduled it for release on December 25, 2016.
The film, along with The Secret Life of Pets, marks the first time that Illumination Entertainment has released two feature films in the same year.
The film is set in a world populated by animals. To save his theater from closing down, a koala named Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) holds a singing contest to raise money for it and the entire town auditions for a part in the show. The leading five are Rosita (Reese Witherspoon), Mike (Seth MacFarlane), Ash (Scarlett Johansson), Meena (Tori Kelly), and Johnny (Taron Egerton).