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‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Costume Designer Salvador Perez on Bringing New Meaning to the Lore Behind the Iconic Costumes: “I Gave Them a Backstory”

Hocus Pocus 2 costume designer Salvador Perez helped give the Sanderson sisters a modern update. And while the iconic witches (played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy) are just as bewitching as you may remember them from the 1993 Halloween cult classic, the sequel finds the sisters with new costume details that […]

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Team on “Wish Fulfillment” Behind “Exciting” Reveal, Meta Callback to First Film

[The following story contains spoilers from Hocus Pocus 2.] When the team behind Hocus Pocus 2 decided to embark upon a sequel to the beloved Halloween film, they faced the challenge of trying to figure out how to capture what people loved about the original movie while not repeating the same story from 1993. “It’s […]

‘Hocus Pocus’ Stars: Where Are They Now?

Take a look back at what the actors who played the Sanderson sisters and other characters have been up to since the beloved film was released.

Where to Watch ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Online and Shop the Best Sanderson Sisters-Inspired Merch

The Sanderson sisters are back. After being revived with the Black Flame candle 29 years ago on All Hallow’s Eve, the 17th-century witches are running amok, amok, amok, amok again in Hocus Pocus 2. Out today, the Disney+ original sequel to 1992’s Hocus Pocus stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as Winifred, […]

Events of the Week: ‘Hocus Pocus 2,’ ‘A Friend of the Family’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Hocus Pocus 2, A Friend of the Family, Entergalactic and the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s Albie Awards. Hocus Pocus 2 premiere Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy premiered their highly anticipated Disney+ […]

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Review: The Sanderson Sisters Are Back in Disney+’s Nostalgia-Heavy Sequel

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy reprise their roles in the follow-up to the 1993 film about a group of kids who accidentally revive a powerful coven of witches.

‘Hocus Pocus 2,’ ‘Disenchanted’ Trailers Cast a Spell at D23

D23, the Disney-backed convention in Anaheim, kicked off its first big panel of the day with new trailers for Hocus Pocus 2 and Disenchanted Friday. Hocus Pocus 2 brings back Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as the Sanderson sisters and takes place 29 years after the 1993 film. Sam Richardson, Doug Jones, […]

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Trailer Conjures Up Big Numbers for Disney+

Talk about bewitching. The first teaser trailer for Hocus Pocus 2 conjured up big numbers for Disney+, drawing 43.6 million views in its first 24 hours. The piece, released on June 28, outperformed such high-profile Disney+ branded content as The Book of Boba Fett (23 million), the Mandalorian teasers for the first two seasons (35 […]