Looks like we are getting yet another slice of the ’90s, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy have all been confirmed to reprise their roles in the ‘Hocus Pocus’ sequel.
The delightfully wicked Sanderson Sisters will make an appearance when three young women accidentally bring the Sisters back to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world.
Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal,” “27 Dresses”), is taking over directing responsibilities from her friend and colleague Adam Shankman due to scheduling conflicts. Shankman, who is currently in production on “Disenchanted” for the studio will remain on the project as an executive producer.
Lynn Harris and Steven Haft will also serve as producers.
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“Now more than ever, people need to laugh. We should be laughing every day, and there is so much fun to be had with these three unbelievable women playing delicious characters from such a beloved film,” says director Anne Fletcher. “I am so grateful to be able to play a part in bringing these witches back to life, and to be working with my friends at Disney again makes it all the more special. This is a movie for everyone, from the fans who grew up with the first film to the next generation of viewers, and I can’t wait to get started.”
Production on the film is due to commence this autumn and is scheduled for a 2022 release on Disney+.