“Hocus Pocus” is Getting a Remake, But is the Original Cast Returning?
One of the movies we’re excited for is the sequel to Hocus Pocus, the Halloween movie that made many of us fans of Halloween.
The question now is… are Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker returning?
There’s no word yet, but it looks like they have all said yes.
Midler told Entertainment Tonight, “Oh my goodness me. Oh, I hope they get to me before I’m a corpse. We wanna fly again. I hope Disney+ is a big success and I hope we get to do it, because [Winifred] is, of course, one of my favorite characters…. I can’t wait to read the script. We’re gonna see what happens.”
Najimy, meanwhile, said: “I heard about [the sequel] online the same time as [everyone else]. But here’s the honest answer: Sarah and Bette and I all have a million projects and things that we’re into, so I don’t know if they’re gonna offer us [roles]. I don’t know if the worlds are going to collide so that we could all three do it at the same time. But I’m happy that it’s happening because the fans are really rabid and they really want it. [And] if we’re not all available to star in it, I think it would be so great to do a cameo. I think that’d be really fun.”
The best news seems to come from Parker, who had an interesting discussion on Instagram. She posted a photo of the trio in the film. A fan commented, asking “‘any chance of a sequel?!” The actress had a short but sweet response: “we have all said yes. Now we wait. X”
Hocus Pocus is a Halloween comedy fantasy film that follows three villainous yet hilarious witches who are accidentally resurrected by a teenage boy in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night. The film was not a critical or commercial success when it was released in 1993, but it has become a cult classic.
The sequel will be released on the streaming platform Disney+.
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