April 19 (UPI) — Sofia Vergara has joined the voice cast of Sony’s upcoming animated comedy, “The Emoji Movie.”
“Excited to be Flamenco Dancer in @emojimovie,” the “Modern Family” star wrote on Instagram Tuesday alongside a photo of herself standing next to her animated character who is seen donning a red and black dress along with a rose in her mouth.
“The Emoji Movie” marks the latest animated film Vergara has lent her voice to after starring in “The Smurfs” and “Happy Feet Two.”
Vergara joins a cast that includes T.J. Miller as Gene, an emoji who can show multiple expressions, Ilana Glazer as Jailbreak, a codebreaker emoji, James Corden as Hi-Five, a hand emoji, Steven Wright as Mel Meh, Gene’s dad, Jennifer Coolidge as Mary Meh, Maya Rudolph as Smiler, a smiley emoji and Patrick Stewart as the Poop Emoji.
Directed by Tony Leondis, “The Emoji Movie” arrives in theaters July 28.