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Hocus Pocus 2 Release Date Announced

Published on February 1st, 2022 | Updated on February 1st, 2022 | By FanFest

Hocus Pocus 2 has a release date on Disney Plus, about 20 years after the original.

The film’s producer, Adam Shankman, revealed the movie had wrapped filming on Instagram. The film will premiere on the Disney Plus streaming service on Halloween (October 31, 2022), according to Shankman’s post.

 

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The long-delayed sequel will see the return of four of the film’s main actors, including Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, and Doug Jones. development since 2014 with rumors about a sequel surfacing in recent years. It was officially revealed by Disney in October 2019 with a director agreeing to join the following month

Hocus Pocus 2 will take place 29 years after the original movie, and it’ll revolve around several high school students who lit the Black Flame Candle and must now stop the three witches from their evil scheme.

Hocus Pocus did not perform well at the box office when it was originally released in 1993, but it became a cult classic on VHS and DVD sales, as well as a resurgence on streaming services every October.

Jen D’Angelo wrote the script, having previously worked on Comedy Central original Workaholics and Young Rock. The film will be directed by Karyn Kusama, who has previously helmed films such as 27 Dresses,

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