Bette Midler Indicates That All Three Sanderson Sisters Actresses Are On Board For Sequel


File this under “please be true!” According to ET Canada, Bette Midler has told Fox 5 Good Day New York that she as well as Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker are all interested and have said “Yes” to returning for a Hocus Pocus sequel.

While speaking with Fox 5 about her virtual New York Restoration Project event “In Search of the Sanderson Sisters” Ms. Midler said:

They want to make a movie. They asked us if we were interested and of course all of us said “yeah.” But we are, I mean I’m game, I’m totally game.

So you heard it here. The gals want to come back for another film. We already know that that Disney is working on another ‘Hocus Pocus’ film. But them wanting to come back and actually getting to come back are two different things. Let’s hope they get to come back.

It would be a really poor idea to do it without the Sanderson sisters. Fans really want this.

But until then you can catch the reunion of the Sanderson Sisters and other celebrity guests and cast members if you watch the virtual “In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover” event for the New York Restoration Project on October 30th.

You do need to purchase a ticket to watch and you can do that HERE. The tickets are $10 + $3 fee. It will only be aired once at 8PM EST.

Here’s the write up:

Bette Midler has conjured an all-star cast that’s sure to get into mischief as they raise funds for New York Restoration Project (NYRP) at her virtual “Hulaween” benefit: In Search of The Sanderson Sisters, A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover. On October 30 at 8:00 p.m. EDT, Ms. Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy will reprise their Hocus Pocus roles in a one-hour, must-see Halloween event filled with laughs, tunes, and mad witchcraft.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark will host the documentary-style show, which delves into the sisters’ history, answering questions about their ancestry (which dates back to Merlin), their education, their music careers, their fateful love affairs, and so much more. For one night only, the witches, along with Hocus Pocus castmates Thora BirchOmri Katz, and Doug Jones, are back. And you can be sure, no gravestone will be left unturned.

Along for the ride are Glenn CloseBilly CrystalJamie Lee CurtisJohn DebneySamantha DiazTodrick HallJennifer HudsonAnjelah Johnson-ReyesMichael KorsAdam LambertGeorge LopezAlex MoffatVinessa ShawMartin ShortSarah Silverman, John StamosMeryl StreepKenan ThompsonSophie von Haselberg, and other surprise guests.”

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Sources: ET Canada, Fox 5,

Kambrea Pratt
Disney has been a big part of my life for years--from family trips to WDW to growing up on Disney classics, TV, and movies. Prior to Pirates and Princesses I successfully ran social media and websites since 2010. I've also been a public speaker and presenter since 2007. I'm the co-host for the YouTube channel Clownfish TV as well as the podcast/ Youtube Pirates and Princesses (PNP) channel. Former contributor, online personality and acting social media manager at The Kingdom Insider (which we built from the ground up and ran from 1997-2019 --Thom didn't quit FYI) Pirates and Princesses was started by my husband and I several years ago. We loved Disney and wanted to honestly cover all aspects from pop-culture to the parks from a consumer focused stance. Living OUR happily ever after getting to do what we love with our two kids! Creating fun content and building new things. Certified art teacher, and mom. Opinions are all mine.

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