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Hocus Pocus 2

September 30, 2022
1hr 43min
Status: released

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  • It is a sequel to the 1993 film Hocus Pocus.
  • Filming began on October 18, 2021, in Providence, Rhode Island, under the working title Black Flame. All scenes Samuel Skelton High School were shot in the Moses Brown School (exteriors) and in the La Salle Academy (interior). On January 26, 2022, Bette Midler confirmed that filming had completed.
  • The first teaser trailer was released on June 28, 2022. The teaser trailer reached 43.6 million views in its first 24 hours while on Twitter, the #HocusPocus became a top trend of the day on Twitter following the teaser’s debut.
  • Hocus Pocus 2 was released on Disney+ on September 30, 2022, during the Halloween season. The film received mixed reviews, with praise for the cast performances, humor, and nostalgia, but criticism of the plot.
  • The film earned three nominations at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Television Movie. A third installment is in-the-works, with Fletcher and D’Angelo returning as director and screenwriter, respectively.
  • In October 2022, Disney+ reported Hocus Pocus 2 was the service’s most-viewed film premiere in the United States, based on number of hours streamed in the first three days of its release. Disney later reported that Hocus Pocus 2 was the service’s most-viewed film.