It's official: Disney has announced that Hocus Pocus 3 is officially in the works! The fan-favorite Halloween movie about the Sanderson Sisters will be getting a third movie, 29 years after the original film was released.
The original Hocus Pocus movie was released in 1993 and starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as the three witch sisters. It quickly became a cult classic among viewers of all ages and has since become an iconic part of Halloween culture. The movie follows three witch sisters who are accidentally resurrected by a teenage boy in Salem, Massachusetts. He must then team up with two other teenagers to stop them from wreaking havoc on their town.
The sequel to Hocus Pocus, titled Hocus Pocus 2, was released in 2022 and featured a new cast of characters. It received mixed reviews from critics but still managed to draw in large audiences due to its nostalgic appeal. It follows two young women who accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop them from wreaking havoc on their town once again.
Now that Disney has officially announced that Hocus Pocus 3 is in the works, fans can expect some exciting updates and changes for this installment of the series. While details are still scarce at this point, producer Adam Shankman has teased potential spinoff projects which could be related to the upcoming movie. Fans can also expect some notable developments such as casting announcements and possible release dates as production continues on this highly anticipated sequel.
Halloween just isn't complete without a viewing of Hocus Pocus - now fans have something extra special to look forward to this year! With its mix of nostalgia and modern updates, we can't wait for what Disney has planned for us with Hocus Pocus 3!