The 'Queen of Katwe' actor will star alongside Rose Byrne and Domhnall Gleeson, who will reprise their roles as Bea and Thomas McGregor respectively, in Will Gluck-directed 'Peter Rabbit 2'.
Actor David Oyelowo is stepping into the world of author Beatrix Potter to join the sequel to "Peter Rabbit".
The "Selma" star has signed on to feature alongside Rose Byrne and Domhnall Gleeson, who will reprise their roles as Bea and Thomas McGregor from the 2018 live-action/animation adventure.
British comedian and talk show host James Corden is also returning to voice the titular character for "Peter Rabbit 2", reports Variety.
The sequel will again be co-written and directed by Will Gluck, who is slated to produce the project for his Olive Bridge Entertainment firm.
"Peter Rabbit" became a big hit following its release a year ago (Feb18), grossing over $350 million (£268 million) worldwide from a budget of $50 million (£38 million).
The follow-up is scheduled to hit theatres in 2020.