Whoopi Leaves Palisades, Returns to Blockbusters

By CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA | Reporter

Recently departed Palisadian Whoopi Goldberg, who sold her home in two weeks for $8.8 million, will be returning to the big screen after a four-year hiatus from studio features as she signs on to Tyler Perry’s “The List.”

Goldberg will be joining Tiffany Haddish from “Girls Trip,” Tika Sumpter from “Ride Along” and Omari Hardwick from “Kick Ass” in a film about a woman recently released from jail that reunites with her sister and finds out she might be dating an impostor online.

But the return to the studio is not a return to the spotlight for Goldberg, as she has been staying busy interviewing Stormy Daniel’s attorney on “The View,” marching for gun control in New York City and hosting screenings for her former Palisadian neighbor, Steven Spielberg.

The Oscar winner is known for popular roles in Spielberg’s “The Color Purple” and “Sister Act,” but has kept her resume active with recent films, including “Top Five” and, just for the fun of it,  “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”

Having worked with Perry before on “For Colored Girls,” the two comedic powerhouses now make for a highly anticipated reunion.