After Disney revealed last year they were planning a sequel to the iconic 1993 Halloween film Hocus Pocus, many people were hoping to see the return of the original Sanderson witch sisters.
According to FOX 5, Bette Midler has confirmed she will be reprising her role as Winifred Sanderson in the sequel, alongside original cast members Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimi.
It's just a bunch of hocus pocus, literally! Catch the film tonight at 8pm ET on @FreeformTV @31Nights of Halloween and then join your 3 fav witches 10/30 at 8p ET for a virtual event benefiting @nyrp, tix at https://t.co/kKy30VSGNW #NYRPHulaween pic.twitter.com/fulGe2YR3u
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) October 27, 2020
“They want to make a movie, they’ve asked us if we were interested and of course all of us said yes,” Midler revealed during an interview with FOX 5. “I’m game, I’m totally game.”
According to Variety, Adam Shankman has been picked to direct Hocus Pocus 2 for Disney +.