Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy will lure a brand new technology of little children into a land of enchantment: the trio are set reprise their roles because the Sanderson Sisters in a sequel to the 1993 Halloween cult traditional “Hocus Pocus.” A press launch introduced the information.
Set to premiere solely on Disney+ in 2022, “Hocus Pocus 2” will likely be directed by Anne Fletcher. The sequel tells the story of three younger girls who by chance convey the Sanderson Sisters “again to modern-day Salem and should determine the way to cease the child-hungry witches from wreaking a brand new type of havoc on the world,” the movie’s synopsis hints.
Almost three many years after its authentic launch, “Hocus Pocus” stays a favourite amongst many throughout the Halloween season.
“Now greater than ever, individuals must giggle. We needs to be laughing each day, and there may be a lot enjoyable available with these three unbelievable girls enjoying scrumptious characters from such a beloved movie,” stated Fletcher. “I’m so grateful to have the ability to play a component in bringing these witches again to life, and to be working with my buddies at Disney once more makes it all of the extra particular. This can be a film for everybody, from the followers who grew up with the primary movie to the following technology of viewers, and I can’t wait to get began.”
“Dumplin’,” “The Proposal,” and “27 Attire” are amongst Fletcher’s options.
A two-time Oscar nominee, Midler acquired nods for “The Rose” and “For the Boys.” The Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner’s different credit embody “The First Wives Membership” and “Seashores.”
Parker will reprise her iconic, Emmy-winning position as Carrie Bradshaw in HBO Max’s upcoming “Intercourse and the Metropolis” revival, “And Simply Like That.” She starred in HBO’s “Divorce” from 2016-2019.
“Youthful,” “Veep,” and “Sister Act” are amongst Najimy’s credit.