Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American Dark Fantasy horror comedy movie produced by David Kirschner and Steven Halft. After being released for more than 20 years, the film is all set to release its sequel very soon.
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Previously with the budget of 28 million dollars the movie back home only 39.5 million dollars, which is not even the double of the invested amount. Hocus Pocus which previously received negative reviews from the audience, as well as critics, was first released on July 16, 1993. While the release date for its sequel has not been announced yet by the filmmakers.
Directed by Kemy Ortega and produced by David Kirschner and Steven Haft, the movie previously cast Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson, Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson, Thora Birch as Dani Dennison, and Omri Katz as Max Dennison along with many other talented actors. The movie is also speculated to bring back its old cast for the coming sequel!
On October 31, 1693, near Salem, Massachusetts the Sanderson sisters, Winifred, Sarah and Mary, cast a spell on Emily to absorb her youth and regain their own, killing her in the process. Three hundred years later, on October 31, 1993, on Halloween, Max Dennison is feeling unsettled from his family’s sudden move from Los Angeles, California, to Salem, Massachusetts. Max Dennison lits the candles to show off his wannabe girlfriend Alison. This also brings the witches back to life. Now that the witches are back they are ready for a fun night of magic and horror!