‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Plot and More Casting Announced, Filming Begins
Filming has begun for “Hocus Pocus 2” in Rhode Island. The film is set to be released on Disney+ in the fall of 2022, and Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy will all reprise their roles as the Sanderson sisters. More casting has been announced, and plot details have been revealed.
The plot picks up 29 years (right down to the day) after Max lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the three Sanderson sisters. Winifred (Midler), Sarah (Parker), and Mary (Najimy) are back and looking for revenge in present-day Salem.
Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, and Belissa Escobedo are joining the cast as Becca, Cassie, and Izzy respectively, three high school students who incite the witches’ wrath.
Doug Jones will reprise his “Hocus Pocus” role of zombie Billy Butcherson.
Also joining the cast are Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson, and Nina Kitchen.