Hocus Pocus 2: Release Date, Cast And Everything You Need To Know

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Hocus Pocus is an American comedy horror film that was released in 1993. The film is directed by Kenny Ortega, and the writers of the story are Mick Garris and Neil Cuthbert.

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The film is based on a villainous trio of comedic witches. The witches were unintentionally revived by a teenage boy who lives in Salem, Massachusetts, on the night of Halloween.

It was released on July 16, 1993, in the United States by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was neither a commercial nor a critical success and received mixed to negative reviews from the audience.

However, through the annual airings of Hocus Pocus on the Disney Channel, the film was rediscovered by the audience. It resulted in a yearly hype in the sales of home videos of the movie each Halloween season and made it a Cult Classic.


  • Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson
  • Bette Midler as Winifred “Winnie” Sanderson
  • Kathie Najimy as Mary Sanderson
  • Omri Katz as Max Dennison
  • Thora Birch as Dani Dennison

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Future of Hocus Pocus

It is confirmed that Hocus Pocus will have a sequel, and it was about to be released at the end of 2024. Although no official date was announced for that, but it’s relatively straightforward. Every fan of the film is very excited for the sequel of the film, but it will not be a good time to believe any rumor.

As we know, the production of all the film series, Animes and every other sequel, is halted for an indefinite period due to the COVID-19 virus. The sequel can be delayed and may shift towards mid-2021.

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The show will be aired on Disney+ for sure, and it will be available for the members of Disney+ only.

Trailer and Plot

Any update regarding the teaser or trailer of Hocus Pocus is not announced. Witnessing the excitement for the trailer of the sequel, we’ll update you as soon as we get any information that interests you.

The plot of the sequel can be structured like that of the first film. Moreover, with the same cast, we can also see some new faces in the movie.