Disney confirms ‘Hocus Pocus 3’ is in the works after sequel was a hit

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Disney confirms ‘Hocus Pocus 3’ is in the works after sequel was a hit
Disney confirms ‘Hocus Pocus 3’ is within the works after sequel was a success

As the unique Halloween- favorite film, Hocus Pocus, approaches its thirtieth anniversary, Disney is growing its third instalment.

In a profile with The New York Occasions, Walt Disney Photos president Sean Bailey has confirmed {that a} movie of the beloved franchise, starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker, is within the works.

Hocus Pocus was first launched in 1993, directed by Kenny Ortega from a screenplay by Mick Garris and Neil Cuthbert and a narrative by David Kirschner and Garris.

The movie follows a trio of witches who’re inadvertently resurrected by a teenage boy on Halloween night time.

A sequel to the unique, Hocus Pocus 2, was launched in 2022 with the trio of stars reprising their roles because the Sanderson sisters. The follow-up movie was directed by Anne Fletcher, with a screenplay by Jen D’Angelo and a narrative by Kirschner, Blake Harris and D’Angelo.

Whereas the three leads returned, some members of the unique forged couldn’t seem. D’Angelo hinted at a possible sequel that will showcase Omri Katz’s Max Dennison and Vinessa Shaw’s Allison Watts.

“We tried so onerous to get the unique forged again for cameos after which it simply saved not understanding for one motive or the opposite,” D’Angelo instructed Selection. “However I’m hoping in Hocus Pocus 3, we’ll see Max and Alison dwelling in California.”

Whereas selling the sequel, Midler talked about the opportunity of a 3rd movie. “I don’t know. I’m envious of different actors who’ve franchises, and I hoped for a sequel to First Wives Membership, however we by no means bought that,” she instructed Leisure Weekly final yr.

“After 30 years with no sequel to Hocus Pocus, I’ve all the time been envious of people that get to do their favorite character greater than as soon as. The truth that we bought to do that lastly, after 30 years of selling the concept, I’m glad we bought to do it. I’d like to have a franchise — particularly a personality I really like taking part in.”

Midler continued, “If there was a 3rd one, in fact I’d signal on, however I don’t understand how. I can’t think about what the story could be, however I really like Winifred, Sarah, Mary, and our relationship. It’s good for girls. We stick collectively by means of hell and excessive water, however we do trigger mayhem, and never many ladies trigger that a lot mayhem!”