Exclusive: ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Moving Forward at Disney+ with Writer Jen D’Angelo

Collider | 10/23/2019 | Jeff Sneider
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Jen D’Angelo, who served as a writer and co-producer on Workaholics, has been hired to write the script for Hocus Pocus 2, which is in the works at Disney Plus, Collider has exclusively learned.

The original Hocus Pocus may not have cast a spell on the box office when it hit theaters back in 1993, but the film has endured over the years to become something of a cult classic.

Sources - D'Angelo - Way - Cast - Bette

Sources say that D’Angelo has been tasked with finding a way to bring back the original cast of Bette Midler as Winifred, Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah, and Kathy Najimy as Mary. None of them are attached at the moment, but the studio is hopeful that they’ll be involved with the sequel in some capacity. Since the project is still in early development at Disney’s forthcoming streaming service, it remains unclear whether they’ll be the main characters, or whether we’ll see them pass the proverbial...
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