Hocus Pocus 2 It was 16 July 1993 when we first got to see the family of witches. Hocus Pocus, the American comedy by Disney, has been one of the best Halloween movies so far. The movie revolves around three witches who are out to seek revenge and begin their reign of terror. Directed by Kenny Ortega, the film delivers the perfect blend of horror, comedy and family drama.
A lot of people have adored this 1993 cult classic. Hocus Pocus still gets the maximum air time every October. And it looks like Hocus Pocus 2 is on its way as well. The Disney+ streaming service is set to launch later this year and is set to bring back Hocus Pocus 2 on-screen.
What To Expect From Hocus Pocus 2?
As per Variety, Adam Shankman will be directing the sequel. Adam Shankman is best known for his works like Hairspray, What Men Want, Rock Of Ages, and The Pacifier. The fans have been clamoring for a sequel for quite a while now. There is plenty to suggest that there will be new witchiness to witness. Disney is in the early stage of development of the Hocus Pocus TV movie, reported Deadline. But the producers at Disney have been tightly lipped regarding the storyline for the new film.
Hocus will be released on Freeform. The writers have confirmed that it is going to be a reboot than a sequel. However, it is difficult to confirm anything right now as to what will happen.
Who Will Be Returning?
The fans want the original cast to return for the sequel. But with a new writer, there are some new changes likely. Seeing that is a reboot, it seems that the previous cast may return.
Sarah Jessica Parker said in an interview that she along with her co-stars Bette Middler and Kathy Najimy are all onboard for the movie. And that they are just waiting for that call from Disney to make things official. In addition to the witch sisters, even Doug Jones has expressed his interest in reprising his role as the zombie Billy Butcherson.
When Will Hocus Pocus 2 Release?
Due to the pandemic, the development of the reboot is slow-paced. Disney+ will be hoping to fast track the project for a 2020 release. But in the wake of the chaos caused by the outbreak, can be released in early 2021.
There has been an announcement regarding the trailer and teaser for Hocus Pocus 2.