Hocus Pocus 2 is finally happening on Disney Plus. It is good news for fans. The original was not a massive hit back in 1983. However, it gradually develops fans over time. It has been three decades since the release of the first part. And it has now become a cult favorite, especially for the Halloween season. The American comedy first came out on July 16, 1983. It did not garner many positive reviews and was not a commercial hit. However, through continuous airing on Freeform and Disney Plus, it gains recognition. Since the show is a cult classic fans around the globe are eagerly waiting for its sequel. We can expect a sequel now that it has a good impression in terms of comedy and viewers. So, here is everything we know about the sequel. Keep on reading to find out more.
Hocus Pocus 2 Release Date
Disney Plus officially confirms the renewal of the show. However, there is no official confirmation about the release date just yet. The creators also did not confirm anything about the shooting as of now. Moreover, due to the global coronavirus pandemic, all productions are currently on hold. Just like major projects of the entertainment industry Hocus Pocus 2 is also suffering. But we can expect things to get back in motion once the situation gets normal. There is no expectation for the series to come out this year. But if productions begin by the end of 2020, then it will arrive by 2021. We can all be hopeful for the show to come out as soon as possible.
There is no official confirmation on the star cast just yet. But we can expect to see the cast from the original movie return. We will definitely see the three lead witches coming back. This includes Sarah Jessica Parker coming back as Sarah Sanderson, the youngest sister. Kathy Najimy will reprise her role as Mary Sanderson, the middle sister. And last we have Bette Midler coming back as Winfred Sanderson, the oldest sister. Kenny Ortega, the director will also not return for the sequel. Therefore we will possibly have a new director with some new spins.
Hocus Pocus 2 Plot
We do not know anything about the plot as of now. However, we can expect the plot to pick up from where it left 30 years back. We will see the resurrection of our witches. The film is st in the early 17th century which will give ussome relevance to the classic. The film is still in its production stage so we do not have many updates.