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Hocus Pocus 2 is in the works, reports say

Hocus Pocus 2 is in the works, reports say
Posted at 1:45 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 14:51:08-05

Hocus Pocus, the 1993 Halloween cult classic, is set for a sequel.

According to Variety, Hocus Pocus 2 is currently in production and will be released on Disney Plus upon completion.

According to Variety, Adam Shankman will direct the film. He's best known for directing 2007's "Hairspray," "Step Up" and "A Walk to Remember."

Shankman posted a picture of what appears to be a script for two sequels "Disenchanted" or "Enchanted 2" and "Hocus Pocus 2."

"Thanks with all of my heart dear @disney
Looks like Il be working on a looooooottttt of magic for awhile... I feel incredibly honored and humbled to be guiding forward these two Disney crown jewel legacies. My only hope is to honor those who came before me and build something new and exciting, as I desperately try to not let down the fans and enchant the new initiates!
Fingers crossed!" He wrote on Instagram.

Jen D'Angelo, a former writer on the Comedy Central show Workaholic, wrote the script for Hocus Pocus 2, according to Variety. She's a co-producer along with Lynn Harris

The 1993 cult classic starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy. According to Variety, the original cast members are not yet attached to the sequel, but Disney hopes they will reprise their roles.

The original film followed three sisters resurrected after three hundred years.

This story was originally published by KXXV in Waco, Texas.