Disney+ has released the first trailer for the much-anticipated film Hocus Pocus 2, which is set to be released 29 years after the original. Bring it on!
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In the new sequel, it appears that three school friends inadvertently bring back the nightmarish trio of witches Winifred, Mary and Sarah Sanderson, who sounds like they have a score to settle with the children of Salem.
WATCH: Check out the trailer for Hocus Pocus 2!
The trailer has won fans over to the new movie, with one writing: "Hocus Pocus is one of my fav Halloween movies OAT! watching this trailer - I AM HYPE!!" While another added: "This Halloween season, some LEGENDS!! never die. My 3 favourite witches are back! #HocusPocus is my all-time favourite comfort film. Brings me so much Joy & Nostalgia! Excited to fly into September!" A third fan added: "IT’S WHAT I DESERVE."
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So what can we expect? The official synopsis reads: "It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters who were executed for practising witchcraft, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to figure out how to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before midnight on All Hallow’s Eve."
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Speaking about the film, director Anne Fletcher said: "I am beyond thrilled to be involved in the sequel to a film that is as beloved as Hocus Pocus. Fans around the world have embraced these characters and have made this film a Halloween tradition whose popularity continues to grow, and how lucky am I to be back at Disney with these three extraordinarily talented ladies in the iconic roles they created, as well as our fabulous new additions to the cast?"
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