Sofia Vergara to voice Flamenco Dancer Emoji in ‘The Emoji Movie’

Sofia Vergara attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 26. Vergara is set to voice the Flamenco Dancer Emoji in "The Emoji Movie." File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI

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.


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