They're back, witches: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimi return for 'Hocus Pocus 2' for Disney+


Disney+ is conjuring up a sequel to its beloved 1993 film Hocus Pocus, and Bette MidlerSarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will be back as the spooky Sanderson Sisters. 

The film, directed by The Proposal and 27 Dresses veteran Anne Fletcher, will premiere exclusively on Disney+ in 2022.

"Now more than ever, people need to laugh," Fletcher said in a statement. "We should be laughing every day, and there is so much fun to be had with these three unbelievable women playing delicious characters from such a beloved film."

She added, "This is a movie for everyone, from the fans who grew up with the first film to the next generation of viewers, and I can't wait to get started."

The Wedding Planner's Adam Shankman called the shots on the original Hocus Pocus, and will serve as an executive producer on the sequel.

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:00PM by Stephen Iervolino Permalink