This spring, Disney + announced “Hocus Pocus 2”Had the green light, and today, on Halloween, the streamer posted additional information about the casting.
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will reprise their roles as the deliciously evil Sanderson sisters, and will be joined by Doug Jones, who you may remember also appearing in the original film as Billy Butcherson.
The rest of the names are new Abracadabra story: Whitney Peak (“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”), Lilia Buckingham (“Crown Lake”), Belissa Escobedo (“The Baker and the Beauty”), Tony Hale (“The Mysterious Benedict Society”, “Veep”), Sam Richardson (“Veep”), Hannah Waddingham (“Ted Lasso”), Froy Gutierrez (“Teen Wolf”), Taylor Paige Henderson (“Earwig and the Witch”), Juju Brener and Nina Kitchen.
In “Hocus Pocus 2”, Three young women accidentally return to the Sanderson sisters in modern Salem and must figure out how to prevent child-hungry witches from causing a new kind of chaos in the world.
The sequel will be directed by Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal”, “27 Dresses”), who said in a press release: “I am very grateful to be able to participate in the recovery of these witches and to be back to work with the “My friends at Disney make it even more special. This is a movie for everyone, from the fans who grew up with the first movie to the next generation of viewers, and I can’t wait to get started.”
“Hocus Pocus 2”Is scheduled for fall 2022. I’ll let you know as soon as I set a date.
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