'Hocus Pocus' Remake In The Works At Disney Channel

hocus-pocus-witches-remake

Disney Channel announced it is working on a remake of ‘Hocus Pocus’, the 1993 movie that starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as three witch sisters was written by Neil Cuthbert and Mick Garris, based on a story by Garris and Kirschner, and directed by zKenny Ortega

According to the publication ‘Deadline’, the Disney Channel’s ‘Hocus Pocus’ is still in early development:     

“Disney Channel is in early stages of development on a Hocus Pocus TV movie, a reimagining of the 1993 cult classic Walt Disney feature, which starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy … The new take is being written by Scarlett Lacey (The Royals), with David Kirschner, producer on the original movie, on board to executive produce.      

The 1993 film was written by Neil Cuthbert and Mick Garris, based on a story by Garris and Kirschner, and directed by Kenny Ortega. Garris hinted at a possible Hocus Pocus TV project in a recent interview.      

The new Hocus Pocus iteration will have a new cast and a new director. Ortega, who has directed Disney Channel’s two biggest TV movie franchises, High School Musical and Descendants, is not involved.”

-Devashree Goenka