Hocus Pocus and the Allnew Sequel
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During her Divine Intervention Tour in 2015, Bette Midler appeared on stage dressed as Winifred Sanderson. Her Harlettes appeared with her dressed as Mary and Sarah, and the three of them performed the film's version of "I Put a Spell on You." 
I’ll wait outside,” said Binx, jumping into the low branches of a nearby tree. “If anything happens, shout for me.”a b "ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween 2011" Scares Up Record Crowd". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on November 6, 2011 . Retrieved November 3, 2011. Hocus Pocus is beloved by Halloween enthusiasts all over the world. Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens. Hocus Pocus in Focus: A Hocus Pocus Book for The Thinking Fan". Archived from the original on September 25, 2016 . Retrieved September 23, 2016.
Ortega met with Leonardo DiCaprio about playing the role of Max after being "impressed" by his audition but he was too busy to take on the role as he was working on What's Eating Gilbert Grape.    Rosie O'Donnell was offered the role of Mary Sanderson but she declined as she didn't want to play a mean witch.  Filming [ edit ] Samantha Highfill (October 18, 2018). "Bette Midler joins Freeform's Hocus Pocus reunion special". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on October 19, 2018 . Retrieved October 18, 2018.Maslin, Janet (July 16, 1993). "Review/Film; Bette Midler, Queen Witch in Heavy Makeup". The New York Times. Archived from the original on July 27, 2009 . Retrieved August 9, 2010. Shortly after moving from California to Salem, Massachusetts, Max Dennison finds himself in hot water when he accidentally releases a coven of witches, the Sanderson sisters, from the afterlife. Max, his sister, and his new friends (human and otherwise) must find a way to stop the witches from carrying out their evil plan and remaining on Earth to torment Salem for all eternity.