It has been a very long time when the horror-comedy film titled Hocus Pocus released in the theaters. It was bombed at the box office, but later, when it was aired on Disney, it becomes a popular film. Everyone liked it when people watch it on their TV screens. There is good news for the fans as Disney is developing a sequel titled Hocus Pocus 2 for their streaming service Disney+.
Now fans of the comedy film are very happy after hearing regarding the sequel. So here’s everything which you need to know regarding Hocus Pocus 2:
Hocus Pocus 2 In The Works At Disney+
Disney confirmed the sequel back in the previous year that it will arrive on Disney+, But the work is happening for a very long time. Back in 2014, it was declared that Disney reportedly started working on the second film. After that, in 2017, screenwriter Mick Garris claimed that he was penning on a script for Disney Channel or ABC. But later, he exits from the project.
Then in October 2019, finally, the project was officially verified. This year, Adam Shankman appointed to direct the sequel. Jen D’Angelo is working on the screenplay.
Release Date Of Hocus Pocus 2
We will have to wait for the Disney+ exclusive movie for a bit longer. The second film is in the early phase of development. Reportedly writers are working on the script of the film and also the production is not started yet.
We know at this tough time of coronavirus pandemic, the production will not begin soon. A specific date is also not revealed for the sequel, but we can expect it to release around late 2021 or early 2022.
Casting Details For Hocus Pocus 2
Cast details are not revealed officially for the sequel movie. It was earlier reported that the three main lead actresses Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy would reprise their parts. But for now, nothing is officially verified.
Plot Details For Hocus Pocus 2
The original film Hocus Pocus tells the story of three witches named Winifred, Sarah, and Mary, who are accidentally resurrected by a youthful boy, Thackery Binx, in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night.
The pilot details are not unveiled for the sequel movie till now. It was earlier declared that it will not complete a reboot movie and will follow the incidents of the first movie.