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Are the Sanderson sisters finally back? Hocus Pocus cast tease fans with sequel news

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Pumpkins are filling shop windows, Halloween make-up tutorials are saturating the internet and (here's the best bit) television channels are gearing up to air Hocus Pocus once more.

The long-standing, childhood favourite has been giving us the perfect dose of fear, intrigue and excitement since it released in 1993. So why in Merlin's name hasn't there been a sequel yet? 

Last year, Bette Midler confirmed that she and co-stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy - who play the Sanderson witch sisters - are up for a sequel if Disney executives agree to it. 

"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...The ball's in their court." 

This week the star caused further speculation to brew with a tweet that started with the alarming words: "SEQUEL DELAYED"

She continued to tease fans, writing "@Disney having trouble finding a virgin!" which made us wonder if the production company really have given Hocus Pocus 2 the green light. 

Najimy, who you may also remember from the Sister Act films, also chimed in on the conversation:

Yesterday, Midler continued to tease us with the below tweet...

...and Najimy gave somewhat of an answer to anxious fans speculating a sequel, writing that she can't confirm the film either way and that it's down to Disney to make the call.  

Bette Midler as Winifred in Hocus Pocus

Bette Midler as Winifred in Hocus Pocus

Let's keep wishing (witching) for it SISTAHS. 

Images: Hocus Pocus

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