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Hocus Pocus 2 Release Date: Is Hocus Pocus 2 Only on Disney Plus?

The iconic Halloween movie from the 1990s, Hocus Pocus 2, will finally receive the follow-up it deserves. Recently, the teaser trailer and some additional information on what will be in the film when it is released in September were both released.

The renowned Sanderson sisters will once again be portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimy in Hocus Pocus 2, which was first announced in May 2021. The fabulously wicked sisters are back in this Disney Plus exclusive sequel to the first movie, 29 years after Max brought them back to life in the 1993 original.

They’re ready to wreak havoc on Salem, Massachusetts, once more on All Hallow’s Eve, and it’s up to a new bunch of youths to attempt to stop their evil deeds!

Hocus Pocus 2 Storyline

In Hocus Pocus 2, the story takes place in modern-day Salem, 29 years after Max accidentally brought the Sanderson sisters back to life by lighting the Black Flame Candle. They want to get back at Max for having them killed.

Becca, Cassie, and Izzy, three high school students, are in charge of stopping the witches before midnight on Halloween. This is because the witches are back and are planning to do more damage to the town.

hocus pocus 2 release date
hocus pocus 2 release date


In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Fletcher said that the opening sequence will tell us more about where the Sanderson family came from in 1600s New England.

“At the beginning of the movie, we learn more about the witches and Billy. We get a little kiss of Billy, the world they lived in, and what happened to the witches if you’ll excuse the pun.

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In the first one, I always forgot to do that. “Like, why are the witches the way they are?” she asked. She then hinted at “some wonderful surprises in the witches’ mythology” and confirmed that their origin story is linked to that of the new trio of teens.

The Cast of Hocus Pocus 2

The confirmation of Hocus Pocus 2 thrilled fans, but the obvious issue that followed was whether the Sanderson Sisters would be played by the original cast members or by new actors.

Yes, all three actors—Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson, Sarah Parker as Sarah Sanderson, and Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson—are returning.

  • Sam Richardson
  • Lilia Buckingham as Cassie
  • Whitney Peak as Becca
  • Hannah Waddingham
  • Nina Kitchen
  • Belissa Escobedo as Izzy
  • Tony Hale
  • Froy Gutierrez
  • Taylor Paige Henderson

A Release Date for Hocus Pocus 2: When Will It Be Available?

The only decision you have to make at this point is whether you want to wait until Halloween to watch Hocus Pocus 2 when it debuts on Disney+ on September 30 according to digitalspy.com/.

On October 18, 2021, filming for the follow-up in Rhode Island began. It was finished by late January 2022.

In order to fill the witchy-shaped vacuum in our lives while we wait for Hocus Pocus 2, you can, of course, revisit the first film on Disney+.

Who is the Director of Hocus Pocus 2?

The director of the Hocus Pocus sequel is Step Up’s, Anne Fletcher. When the movie was announced, she said, “I couldn’t be happier to be a part of the follow-up to a movie as loved as Hocus Pocus.

“Fans all over the world love these characters and have made this movie an annual Halloween tradition that keeps growing in popularity.

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How lucky am I to be back at Disney with these three incredibly talented women in the iconic roles they created, as well as with our fabulous new cast members?”

Hocus Pocus 2 Trailer

On June 28, Disney released the Hocus Pocus 2 teaser trailer. Becca and Izzy are seen igniting a Black Flame Candle to free the Sanderson sisters from yet another night of mayhem.

Winifred declares as the witches approach in dramatic fashion “your kids are in a locked room! We are indeed returned, Salem!” It sounds like trouble is in store for our new heroes.


Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimy will all return for Hocus Pocus 2. Story takes place 29 years after Max accidentally brought the Sanderson sisters back to life. Becca, Cassie, and Izzy are in charge of stopping the witches before midnight on Halloween. Hocus Pocus 2 will hit Disney+ on September 30, 2021. Filming for the follow-up in Rhode Island began in October 2021. Anne Fletcher is the director of the sequel.

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