Finding Nemo star Willem Dafoe confirmed that he is returning to voice Gill in the upcoming sequel Finding Dory. Here's what the actor had to say in a recent interview, revealing that he believes this sequel will be better than the original.

"Yeah I've already started. It's even better than the first. It's fantastic. It's good to say I think it's going to be better than the first; that's good advertising! It's difficult to repeat a success and so many years afterwards, but it's really cool. I've done one session so far and I just am going to have such a good time."

Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres are also returning as Marlin and Dory, and we reported in August that Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy are lending their voices to Dory's mother and father, Jenny and Charlie, along with Ty Burrell as Bailey. The story revolves around Dory finally reuniting with her family.

Andrew Stanton is directing from a screenplay by Victoria Strouse (Little Fockers). We reported last month that Disney pushed the animated sequel from November 25, 2015 to June 17, 2016.

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Willem Dafoe, who starred in Andrew Stanton's live-action debut John Carter, will next be seen in Out of the Furnace and Nymphomaniac.