Disney Confirms ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ is in Development!

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Get ready, spooky sisters — Disney has just confirmed that The Sanderson Sisters will be returning in Hocus Pocus 2, which is currently already in development!

During the Investors Day 2020 event, Disney confirmed that fans of the 1993 cult classic Hocus Pocus will be getting the sequel they’ve been waiting for! Though we don’t have much information regarding the sequel, it is great to hear Disney actually confirm this sequel as rumors have been floating around for months now.

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Even Hocus Pocus star, Bette Midler, said in an interview a few months ago that her, as well as the original cast of Hocus Pocus, would very much be interested in reuniting for a sequel! “They want to make a movie, they’ve asked us if we were interested and of course all of us said yes,” Midler explained. “I’m game, I’m totally game,” she said.

Disney took to Twitter to share this exciting news. Adam Shankman will direct Hocus Pocus 2. 

Related: Everything We Know About ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ So Far

More on Hocus Pocus

You can watch Hocus Pocus on Disney’s streaming service, Disney+. The official description of the popular Halloween film reads:

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches’ book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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