LOS ANGELES — After years upon years of followers begging for a sequel, Hocus Pocus 2 is definitely occurring – and it’s coming to Disney+.
Though stories had beforehand declared the movie was in pre-production, this marks the primary time Disney officers unleashed a tease of the film.
Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Movement Image Manufacturing, delivered the tease Thursday evening through the firm’s presentation to buyers.
“After all, probably the most fashionable holidays is Halloween, and probably the most fashionable Halloween motion pictures is the cult traditional Hocus Pocus,” Bailey stated. “I’m pleased to substantiate we’re engaged on a deal with for Disney+ audiences with a spooky sequel.”
Right here’s Bailey’s transient Hocus Pocus 2 tease:
Adam Shankman has been tapped to direct. A launch date was not introduced.
Hocus Pocus has developed a rabid fan base since its launch in 1993, turning into considered one of Halloween’s most beloved child-friendly cult classics starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as a trio of hilariously depraved witches. The movie has turn out to be a staple of Freeform’s annual 31 Nights of Halloween through which it airs quite a few occasions all through the month of October.
Though casting has not but been confirmed for the sequel, Midler beforehand stated the unique solid was taken with returning to their iconic roles. They lately introduced their characters again to life for a digital fundraising occasion in October – sure, it even included a efficiency of I Put A Spell On You.