Disney + confirms the release date of ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ 29 years after the premiere of the original

One of the Disney movies that became a cult is “Hocus Pocus“. The film followed the adventures of the Sanderson sisters who were witches and played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker Y Kathy Najimy. 29 years after the premiere of the original, the streaming platform Disney+ he has confirmedto release date that will be next September 30right around Halloween time.

It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th century sisters, and they seek revenge. Now it’s up to three high school students to stop witches from wreaking new havoc in Salem before dawn on All Hallows’ Eve.

Kathy Najimy is Mary Sanderson, Bette Midler is Winifred Sanderson, and Sarah Jessica Parker is Sarah Sanderson in ‘Hocus Pocus 2’. / Photo: Disney+

“Hocus Pocus 2” also stars Sam Richardson (“The Tomorrow War”), Douglas Jones (“The Shape of Water”), Hannah Waddingham (“Ted Lasso”), Whitney Peak (“Gossip Girls”), Belissa Escobedo (“American Horror Stories”), lilia buckingham (“dirt”), Froyan Gutierrez (“Teen Wolf”) and Tony Halle (“veep”).

The film is directed by Anne Fletcher (“Dumplin”, “The Proposal”) and produced by lynn harris (“King Richard”, “The Shallows”), with Ralph Winter (“Hocus Pocus”, the “X-Men” franchise), David Kirschner (“Hocus Pocus”, “Chucky”) and adam shankman (“Disenchanted,” “Hairspray”) as executive producers.

Poster for 'Hocus Pocus 2' with Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker.  / Photo: Disney+
Poster for ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ with Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker. / Photo: Disney+

“Hocus Pocus” is a funny comedy that was released in 1993 and directed by Kenny Ortega who later directed “High School Musical” for Disney Channel. The story revolves around the Sanderson sisters who, despite being villains, get into situations that are comical. In the original film, witches are inadvertently resurrected on Halloween.

When the film was released in theaters it was not a success but after reruns on television, the film gained fans until it became a cult classic.

At the time the film was originally released, Sarah Jessica Parker was not yet starring. “Sex and the City” that would take his stardom to another level.

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