Amongst what promises to be a myriad of reveals and announcements for Disney+ Day today, Disney unveiled a first official look at the Sanderson sisters on the set of the upcoming HOCUS POCUS 2! Can someone relight that black flame candle already??
In HOCUS POCUS 2, three young women accidentally bring the Sanderson Sisters back to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world. Singer/actress Bette Midler (“The First Wives Club,” “Beaches”) returns as Winifred Sanderson, with Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sex and the City”) and Kathy Najimy (“Sister Act”) back as her sisters, Sarah and Mary, respectively. Additional members of cast that include Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Doug Jones, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson, and Nina Kitchen.
The film is under the direction of Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal,” “27 Dresses”) with Lynn Harris (“The Shallows”) serving as producer. Adam Shankman (“Hairspray,” “The Wedding Planner”) is an executive producer along with Ralph Winter (“Adrift”) and David Kirschner (“Curse of Chucky”). Steven Haft (“Tigerland”) is co-producer.
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HOCUS POCUS 2 cometh exclusively to Disney+ Fall 2022. An official release date has not yet been announced.