US report: Hocus Pocus 2 in development


Cult classic, Hocus Pocus, may be getting a sequel according to a report by US entertainment site Collider.

The original film starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as witches as Winifred, Sarah and Mary, flopped at the box officein 1993 but went on to become a hit on televisions worldwide.

Collider’s exclusive report states that writer Jen D’Angelo has been hired to create a script for Hocus Pocus 2 for Disney Plus.

She has been tasked with finding a way to bring back the original cast as the studio is hopeful that they’ll be involved with the sequel in some way.

It remains unclear whether they’ll be the main characters or reappear in a different capacity.