Adam Shankman signs on to direct “Hocus Pocus 2” for Disney Plus
Adam Shankman is ready to put a spell on you. Variety reports that he will be directing "Hocus Pocus 2" for Disney Plus. “I feel incredibly honored and humbled to be guiding forward these two Disney crown jewel legacies,” Shankman in an Instagram post. Variety reports that the original cast members are not attached to the sequel but Disney hopes they will reprise their roles. Shankman is best known for directing the 2007 version of “Hairspray,” “Step Up,” and “A Walk to Remember.”
10 reasons why 'Hocus Pocus' is the best Halloween movie of all time
There are so many Halloween movies to choose from when it comes to celebrating the spooky holiday, but none of them come close to the magic that is "Hocus Pocus." The plot of the movie might sound sinister, but thanks to performances by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, "Hocus Pocus" is more laughs than screams. So, in honor of the iconic Halloween flick, we're giving you 10 reasons why "Hocus Pocus" is the ultimate movie to watch for Halloween. You watch "Hocus Pocus," duh! So, did we convince you to watch "Hocus Pocus" before Halloween is over?
New 'Hocus Pocus' movie coming from Disney+
The original "Hocus Pocus," released in 1993, stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy. There's reportedly a new "Hocus Pocus" movie coming. According to Deadline, the new film is in the works for forthcoming streaming service Disney+ with a script from television writer and producer Jen D'Angelo. No word yet if the original cast will be returning for the new movie or any plot details. Last month, a social media thread of some of the content that would be featured on the streaming service was the talk of Twitter.
This TV station will play 'Hocus Pocus' 28 times during October
The Addams Family (1991)6:45 p.m. Addams Family Values8:50 p.m. Hocus PocusSaturday, Oct. 57:00 a.m. ParaNorman9:00 a.m. Hocus Pocus11:10 a.m. The Addams Family (1991)3:55 p.m. Addams Family Values6:00 p.m. The Addams Family (1991)5:55 p.m. Addams Family Values8:00 p.m. The Addams Family (1991)5:00 p.m. Addams Family Values7:05 p.m. Hotel Transylvania9:10 p.m. Hocus Pocus11:20 p.m. The Addams Family (1991)4:40 p.m. Addams Family Values6:45 p.m. Hotel Transylvania8:50 p.m. Hocus PocusThursday, Oct. 3111:30 a.m. 31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest12:30 p.m. Hocus Pocus2:35 p.m. Hocus Pocus4:40 p.m. Hocus Pocus6:45 p.m. Hocus Pocus8:50 p.m. Hocus PocusGraham Media Group 2019