Hocus Pocus 2 Movie (2022):
Hocus Pocus 2 is an American fantasy comedy horror film directed by Anne Fletcher, written by Jen D’Angelo, and produced by Adam Shankman, Lynn Harris, David Kirschner, and Steven Haft.
The film is a sequel to the 1993 film Hocus Pocus, it stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, and Doug Jones reprising their roles; Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Hannah Waddingham, Tony Hale, and Sam Richardson join the cast in new roles.
The film’s cinematography was handled by Elliot Davis, music composed by John Debney, and production design by Nelson Coates. Filming began in October 2021 in Newport, Rhode Island, with the film scheduled for a Disney+ release on September 30, 2022
Hocus Pocus 2 Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Hocus Pocus 2|
|Release Date||September 30, 2022|
by Mick Garris
Sarah Jessica Parker
|Directed by||Anne Fletcher|
|Written by||Jen D’Angelo|
|Produced by||Adam Shankman|
|Cinematography by||Elliot Davis|
|Music by||John Debney|
|Production Companies||Walt Disney Pictures|
David Kirschner Productions
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
Hocus Pocus 2 Movie Trailer:
Hocus Pocus 2 Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Three young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.
Hocus Pocus 2 Movie Cast and Characters:
- Bette Midler as Winifred “Winnie” Sanderson: the oldest of the three Sanderson Sisters. Her signature magical ability is electrokinesis, but she has extensive knowledge of dark magic thanks to her prized sentient spell book. As the leader of the trio, Winifred is often frustrated by her younger sisters’ incompetence.
- Taylor Paige Henderson as young Winifred Sanderson
- Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson: the middle sister. Mary has the magical ability to track children with an enhanced sense of smell. She looks up to her elder sister Winifred and constantly seeks her approval.
- Nina Kitchen as young Mary Sanderson
- Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson: the youngest of the three Sanderson Sisters. Sarah’s magical gift is a hypnotic siren call, which she uses through her song “Come Little Children”. Her immature and often air-headed nature exasperates Winifred.
- Juju Journey Brener as young Sarah Sanderson
- Tony Hale as Jefry Traske: the Mayor of Salem and father of Cassie.
- Doug Jones as Billy Butcherson: a former lover of Winifred. She poisoned him on May 1, 1693 when she caught him cheating with her sister Sarah. He is raised from the dead as a zombie.
- Whitney Peak as Becca: a high-school student and aspiring witch who accidentally conjures the Sanderson Sisters.
- Lilia Buckingham as Cassie Traske: a popular classmate and former friend of Becca and Izzy. She is the mayor’s daughter and helps to stop the Sanderson Sisters.
- Belissa Escobedo as Izzy: Becca’s quirky best friend. She accidentally conjures the Sanderson Sisters with Becca.
- Hannah Waddingham as The Witch: a mysterious and sinister woman.
- Sam Richardson as Gilbert: He is the owner of the Olde Salem Magic Shoppe, the former home of the Sanderson Sisters.
- Froy Gutierrez as Mike: Cassie’s boyfriend.
- Kornbread Jete as Drag Mary
- Kahmora Hall as Drag Sarah
- Joshua Allan Eads as Drag Winnie
Hocus Pocus 2 Movie Soundtrack:
In October 2021, it was announced that John Debney, the composer of the original film, was set to return to score the sequel. The soundtrack, which features two new songs in addition to Debney’s score, will be released on 28th October 2022.