“The Year of the Dead”: Post-production is well advanced on this year’s “Evil Dead Rise”


The long-awaited sequel to a Halloween favorite, Hocus pocus 2 is on his way to Disney + streaming service, currently slated to arrive during the Halloween ’22 season.

The film is billed as “the spooky sequel to the 1993 Halloween classic”, with Bette Midler, Sarah jessica parker and Kathy najimy all back as beloved Sanderson sisters.

Check out a tiny bit of early footage in the Disney + 2022 preview below!

“It has been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th century sisters who were executed for practicing witchcraft, and they seek revenge. Now it’s up to three high school kids to figure out a way to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking new havoc on Salem before midnight on All Saints’ Day.

Anne Fletcher (The feeling of guilt) directs the film, and the cast also includes Doug jones as Billy Butcherson, a fan favorite character from the original 1993 film.

Join them are Peak Whitney (“Gossip Girl”, “Molly’s Game”) as Becca, Lilia buckingham (“Dirt”, “Crown Lake”) as Cassie, and Belissa Escobedo (“American Horror Stories”, “The Baker and the Beauty”) in the role of Izzy, three young women of current Salem who incite the wrath of the three witches. Sam richardson (Werewolves inside) will also be the star. “Arrested Development” favorite Tony hale and actress of “Ted Lasso” Hannah waddingham have also both landed roles with Froy Gutierrez, Juju Brener, Taylor Paige Henderson, and Nina Kitchen.

the Kenny ortega– made in 1993 with the star Omri Katz as a curious youngster who moves to Salem, Massachusetts, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of evil witches (played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy) who were executed in the 17th century. The film also starred Thora Birch, which could also be back for the sequel.

Jen D’Angelo (“Workaholics”) wrote the script for the sequel.


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