Bette Midler says the original 'Hocus Pocus' cast is on-board for a sequel


Bette Midler says the original 'Hocus Pocus' cast is on-board for a sequel

Bette Midler wants to make a Hocus Pocus sequal and say the cast is on-board.

The 68-year-old actress starred in the 1993 movie along with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimi, and claims the cast have badgered Disney to create a sequel but to no avail so far.

We picture the badgering going something like this …

"You have to go to send in your cards to the Walt Disney Company. The ball is in their court, " she said, suggesting that she had already approached the company about the idea.

The star played witch Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson in the Halloween-themed movie and expressed her hope that fans will campaign for the cast to reunite for another film.

"Inundate the Disney Company, because I have canvassed the girls [Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimi] and they are willing to do it, but we have no say in it, so if you want a 'Hocus Pocus 2', ask the Walt Disney Company," she said In a Reddit AMA interview.

The actress has previously revealed that her role in the film is one of the things she is most proud of in her entire career, telling E! News: "I actually think it's the best thing I ever did

"I mean I've done a lot of stuff. I've done a lot in my life. I'm very proud of certain roles that I've played."

In July, movie news website Deadline quashed rumours that Tina Fey would be starring in a sequel to the cult movie, after being announced for a project currently named 'Untitled Witch Project' which was confirmed to be unrelated to the classic film.


Though just incase you’ve somehow missed the Disney classic, where have you been?

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