Arts & Entertainment

Cher joins ‘Mamma Mia’ sequel

By Mariah Cooper

October 17, 2017

Cher has joined the cast of “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.”

The pop diva confirmed the rumors she was filming for the ABBA musical in a series of tweets. She did not reveal exactly what her role will be but did tweet “Fernando,” the title of one of ABBA’s songs.

WELL…IM IN MOMMA MIA2 🎂 — Cher (@cher) October 16, 2017
THE ROAR OF GUNS & CANNONS ALMOST MADE ME CRY😥 — Cher (@cher) October 16, 2017
FERNANDO 🤔 — Cher (@cher) October 16, 2017
Just went through two dance numbers, Everyone’s Great — Cher (@cher) October 14, 2017
💋 — Cher (@cher) October 15, 2017

Deadline reports that Meryl Streep, Julia Walters, Christine Baranski, Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Bronsan, Stellan Skarsgård and Colin Firth will all return for the second installment.

Lily James has also been cast as a young Donna.

“Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again” hits theaters on July 20, 2018.