Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Bette Midler confirms Sarah Jessica Parker and co-stars are ready for Hocus Pocus sequel

rexfeatures_436989w.jpg

Hocus Pocus fans, it's time to get excited because the Sanderson sisters could be back.

Bette Midler has confirmed that she had co-stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy - who play the witch sisters in the 1993 hit film - are up for a sequel if Disney executives agree to it. 

Speaking on Reddit's Ask Me Anything series this week, Midler – who starred as the villainous eldest witch Winifred Sanderson – was asked about the prospect of reprising her role for a second film, following numerous rumours that Hocus Pocus II was in the pipeline. 

She replied: "You have to go to send in your cards to the Walt Disney company. The ball's in their court."

"I have canvassed the girls and they are wiling to do it, but we have no say in it, so if you want a HOCUS POCUS 2, ask the Walt Disney company."

Bette Midler

Bette Midler as Winifred in Hocus Pocus

The supernatural comedy is about the three sister witches who are raised from the dead by an unwitting teenager on Halloween night in Salem Massachusetts. The witches hatch a plan to drain the life force of Salem’s children in exchange for eternal youth and it is up to two teenagers and an immortal cat to destroy the sisters for good. 

Midler, who also revealed she kept Winifred's teeth as a souvenir from the set, ended the Reddit conversation with a perfectly apt goodbye, mimicking her on-screen character: "This has been most enlightening. SISTAHS!".

Related

rexfeatures_4229814bo.jpg

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her beauty routine

rexfeatures_4232226bh.jpg

Lisa Kudrow on her favourite episode of Friends and funniest cast-mate

rexfeatures_4244757d (1).jpg

Look to the A-list for autumn style inspiration

More

Students told to submit dresses for approval ahead of school dance

“These are the roots of rape culture, frankly”

by Amy Swales
19 Sep 2017

This is why hardly any men are taking shared parental leave in the UK

Women are still doing the lion’s share of childcare, while men go out to work

by Moya Crockett
19 Sep 2017

Woman finally approaches rush-hour crush, ends up marrying him

She waited a year for him to notice her – and then she took matters into her own hands

by Kayleigh Dray
19 Sep 2017

Dreaming of buying a French Bulldog? Read this first

The secret cost of that Instagram-perfect pup

by Amy Swales
19 Sep 2017

Cookie dough fans, your perfect store is coming to London

We HAVE to try the cookie dough clouds

by Megan Murray
19 Sep 2017

Hilarious Instagram account fulfills all our eavesdropping dreams

‘Overheard London’ documents the capital's weirdest conversations – ever

by Kayleigh Dray
19 Sep 2017

This guy has a creative way of helping his girlfriend’s depression

His post has stolen the hearts of the online community

by Susan Devaney
19 Sep 2017

Love Actually is getting a musical makeover for Christmas

It involves a live orchestra

by Amy Swales
19 Sep 2017

A Hillary Clinton-inspired Nasty Women exhibition has arrived

Because if the US election taught us anything, it’s that misogyny is still rife

by Susan Devaney
19 Sep 2017

Uber forced to apologise for sexist ‘Wife Appreciation Day’ message

“Thank you, Uber, for defining gender roles.”

by Moya Crockett
19 Sep 2017