The official teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming Halloween sequel Hocus Pocus 2 arrived earlier this week, featuring the return of the Sanderson Sisters witches to modern day Salem for another Halloween, and today, you can watch as the actresses who play the witches view the teaser for the first time.
A video was shared today on the film’s official Instagram accounty, featuring the sequel’s stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, who return to reprise their roles as Winnifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson, respectively, watching and reacting to the new teaser trailer for the first time. You can watch the fun video below.
The cast also includes Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson, Nina Kitchen, and Doug Jones also reprising his legacy character, Billy Butcherson, from the original film. RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Ginger Minj, Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté, and Kahmora Hall will play drag versions of Winifred, Mary, and Sarah, respectively, in a scene that takes place at a drag show attended by the trio of Sanderson sisters.
Anne Fletcher (The Guilt Trip, 27 Dresses) directs the sequel, produced by Lynn Leshem and executive produced by Adam Shankman, from a script by Jen D’Angelo (Workaholics).
Here’s the new official synopsis: It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.
Hocus Pocus 2 will premiere on Friday, September 30 on Disney+.
You can watch the reaction video, as well as the full teaser and our breakdown of the teaser trailer, below.
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