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Disney Plus Is Developing Hocus Pocus 2 

Disney Plus Is Developing Hocus Pocus 2 

Hocus Pocus

We smell ... a sequel.

Oh, what a glorious morning!

It's been 300 years -- or 26, actually -- but the Sanderson sisters are once again rising from the dead.

Hocus Pocus 2 -- a sequel to the beloved 1993 film that was a bomb at the box office but emerged as a cult classic -- is in development for Disney Plus, reports Variety.

Jen D'Angelo, a writer and co-producer of Comedy Central's Workaholics, has been tasked with penning the sequel. The original story centered on a trio of soul-seeking witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy) who, after being hanged during the Salem witch trials, return to hunt children three centuries later.

Midler, Parker, and Najimy are not yet confirmed for the production, but Variety reports that Disney is hopeful the actresses will be tempted into participating.

The original Hocus Pocus was directed by Kenny Ortega, a gay director also known for Newsies and the High School Musical movies. The film also starred Omri Katz, Thora Birch, and Vinessa Shaw as the young people who accidentally summon -- and then must defeat -- the witches.

Over the years, Hocus Pocus has developed a passionate fan base among the LGBTQ community for the campy performances from the divas at the center as well as the impromptu musical numbers, including Parker's "Come Little Children" and Midler's rendition of "I Put a Spell on You."

Revisit the performance below.

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