In an interview with the New York Times, Sean Bailey, President Of Production at Walt Disney Studios, touched on some of the new films in the works, including the live-action adaptions of Moana, Hercules, and Lilo & Stitch. However, there was a surprise mention of another title that Halloween fans were excited to hear. Bailey noted that Hocus Pocus 3 is happening!
Mr. Bailey, who watched “The Little Mermaid” 18 times as it worked its way through Disney’s pipeline, has more than 50 movies in various stages of development and production, including live-action versions of “Moana,” “Hercules” and “Lilo and Stitch.” Yes, “Hocus Pocus 3” is happening. (His division makes two or three big-budget films annually for release in theaters and three modestly budgeted movies for Disney+.)New York Times
The fan-favorite spooky season film Hocus Pocus was initially released in 1993, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. The three Hollywood heavy-weights each reprised their roles for the long-awaited 2022 sequel, along with Ted Lasso alum Hannah Waddingham.
Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.
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