Musicals specialist Adam Shankman will helm the 'Hocus Pocus' sequel over at Disney+, almost 30 years after the original film's release.
Amid news that Disney is revisiting the world of the Sanderson sisters, the creators look back at how "Hocus Pocus" came into focus.
Perhaps it was the jet lag, but rather than catching up on his beauty sleep, last night Donald Trump was raging against actress Bette Midler instead.
Twenty-five years after stinking up the box office, the "Hocus Pocus" industrial complex remains a lucrative holiday fixture for the Mouse House.
The ‘Hocus Pocus’ sequel may still be unconfirmed by Disney but it hasn’t prevented its star Bette Midler from resurrecting her character this Halloween. For this year’s Hulaween Bash at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Midler turned up as the one and only Winifred from the movie and her efforts blew everyone away. It’s been 23 years since Midler appeared in the Disney comedy alongside Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, and Thora Birch and her enthusiasm for a long-awaited sequel has, in one way at least, come to fruition with this costume.
In the the horror movie ‘The Forest’ (in theaters now), Natalie Dormer becomes the latest in a long line of actors who’ve had us seeing double as they play identical twins in a movie. Click through for a mini-history of this time-tested cinematic phenomenon.
Disney’s Halloween-set comedy ‘Hocus Pocus’ has become a cult favourite since its release in 1993, with new fans discovering the film every year. It would seem like an obvious film to sequelise, and its star Bette Midler has been trying to get ‘Hocus Pocus 2′ off the ground for years, and now we’ve had an update from the star herself. Unfortunately, it’s not great news. It looks like that dream will NEVER come true after Midler gave an “unequivocal” response to a fan’s question about the proposed sequel during a Q&A on her official Facebook page.
Bette Midler and her daughter Sophie von Haselberg pitched up at New York Fashion Week yesterday, looking like pretty much identical. The pair were snapped at the Marchesa show, both wearing lacy outfits, alongside movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. - Jack Nicholson snapped out and about with mini-me son - ‘Rude’ Emily Blunt should ‘leave Hollywood’ - Sinister Jungle Book trailer Von Hasleberg is the daughter of Midler, now 69, and the performance artist Martin Von Haselberg, who wed the screen legend in 1984, just weeks after meeting her. They are still married more than 30 years later. Sophie, 29, is also an actress.