Here are all updates about Hocus Pocus 2. The sequel to 1993 film Hocus Pocus will be directed by Adam Shankman. Adam Shankman has directed many other superhit movies in the past including Step up and A walk to remember. Another recent movie What Men Want starring Taraji P. Henson was also directed by Adam Shankman.
Adam Shankman has choreographed many movies including Buffy the vampire slayer, catch me if you can, and the wedding planner. The original film that was released on 16 July 1993 was directed by Kenny Ortega. Initially, The movie released by Walt Disney was not a huge success. But through annual airings, the film has gained popularity from the past many years.
The upcoming sequel was confirmed in October 2019 and after that many things were finalized. But, due to the corona pandemic, the production has come to a halt.
The Cast of Hocus Pocus 2:
The three women who played the role of witches in the original film will reprise their roles. The confirmed cast of the Movie of Hocus Pocus 2 includes Bettie Midler who will play the role of Winifred Sanderson, Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson and Sarah Jessica Parker will be seen as Sarah Sanderson.
The role of Max Dennison will be played by Omri Katz. The role of Max’s crush Allison will be played by Vinessa Shaw.
Release date of Hocus Pocus 2:
Due to the COVID pandemic, there is a halt in the production of the movie. If the production of the movie starts this year after the situation improves, then we can expect the movie in mid-2021. The movie may be expected to release in June 2021.
The Plot :
The original movie was about three witches who out of retaliation start the reign of terror. The movie is a popular comedy and horror drama. Much about the plot of the upcoming movie is not known yet. Further, no trailer of Hocus Pocus 2 is released to date. The movie is in pre-production phase right now.
What we can assert is that the movie is worth waiting for. And till we get to see the sequel lets see the original movie Hocus Pocus once again.