By THOUSIF INC
More details about Hocus Pocus 2 have been revealed, including its release date and some early footage from the film!
During the company’s upfronts presentation, Disney announced that Hocus Pocus 2 would be released on Disney+ on September 30, 2022.
The film will follow 1993 original that starred Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Those who attended the presentation were also given a sneak peek of the film, which featured a clip of the three leads covering “The Bitch Is Back” by Elton John.
The sneak peek also featured an appearance from zombie Billy Butcherson, played by Doug Jones, who is reprising his role from the original film.
The sneak peek clip revealed new characters, including the mayor of Salem, Massachusetts.
Another is played by Sam Richardson and two girls lighting the iconic Black Flame Candle.
“Lock up your children!” Midler’s Winnie shouts as the candle lighting summons her and sisters Mary (Najimy) and Sarah (Parker). “Yes, Salem, we’re back!”
The sequel will tell the story of Winnie, Sarah, and Marry as they seek revenge when they awaken in present-day Salem.
Three teens, Becca, Cassie, and Izzy, must find a way to stop the witches.
Hocus Pocus 2 is streaming on September 30, 2022, on Disney+.