Earlier today (April 2), the answer to speculation of a Finding Nemo sequel were answered with an Instagram message from one of the main voice actors in the original film.

Ellen DeGeneres, who is the voice of Dory in the original film sent this Instagram message via her account:

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The "It's official." comment from Ellen was followed up by an announcement on The Ellen Show today confirming rumors that there was a sequel in the works for the hugely successful film.

In the video, Ellen pokes fun at her excitement for making a new movie in the Nemo franchise. The new film, which will focus on Dory, is slated for a November 2015 release. According to details gathered by Hypable, the new story is "Set in part along the California coastline, the story also welcomes a host of new characters, including a few who will prove to be a very important part of Dory’s life."

Ellen will reprise her role as Dory, and it is rumored that other voices from the first film will return as characters in the new movie.

Watch Ellen's Finding Dory Announcement