After 30 years, last September, Disney brought back the most beloved witches of the ’90s generation by releasing the sequel to the hit movie. Hocus Pocus (Abracadabra)giving millions of people a hit of nostalgia for keeping the original protagonists, which caused a furor among fans of the story.
After the success of the second installment of the adventures of the famous Sanderson sisters, there was much speculation about the possibility that the Mickey Mouse production house would be encouraged to develop a third part, something that is already a fact, at least that’s what it says. confirmed the president of Walt Disney Studios.
Through an interview with The New York TimesSean Bailey, president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, announced that after the second Salem witches movie became one of the most played movies of 2022, Abracadabra 3 is already in process.
As reported by Bailey, the third film is intended to star actresses Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, who have given life to the feared witches from the beginning. In addition, it will continue under the same plot of the three sorcerer sisters who seek to preserve eternal youth by stealing the life force of Salem’s children on Halloween.
Although, so far, there is no more information about it, only that it will follow the same original line of Kenny Ortega in 1993, many fans and movie experts want to know when the new film of hocus pocus. In this sense, it is believed that it will be released before Halloween this year, through the Disney + platform.
For now, the protagonists of the film have not mentioned anything about it, but as soon as it was released Abracadabra 2 and after occupying the fifth place of the most viewed films in 2022, with a total of 5,700 million minutes played, the interpreters of Sarah and Winnie were questioned about the possibility of a fourth installment and did not hesitate to answer that a trilogy of hocus pocus it wouldn’t be bad.
Kathy had a good idea that the third one should be animated. That would be great and a smart idea. It’s fun, fun and could be interesting and innovative, like the old or the new [animación]. Of course I would be happy to have a conversation. [para una tercera película]It just depends on what Kathy and Bette want.
–Sarah Jessica Parker
We can only wait to receive more news and details of the arrival of this third film that, without a doubt, will be as expected as the sequel, although many fans of the witches of Salem hope that it exceeds their expectations and maintains the same emotion as the two previous films.