It’s a ‘Hocus Pocus’ dream come true! We know that Sarah Jessica Parker and Bette Midler are on board for filming a sequel to the cult classic Halloween film, and it looks like Sean may be open to it too!
Fans were freaking out (and we were too!) when our favorite sister witches Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy expressed interest in a Hocus Pocus sequel. But what’s Hocus Pocus without Thackery?! Luckily, Sean Murray, said he would “probably” be interested in reprising his role as the brother who gets turned into a cat. See what he said!
‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel: Sean Murray Would Probably Say Yes
NCIS star Sean, 37, knows that the Hocus Pocus obsession has no sign of dying down anytime soon.
“Hocus Pocus has a great following and was a great part of when I was a kid,” Sean said in an interview with E!. “I have kids come to me and their parents grew up on it and now their kids grow up on it. It’s like a cult favorite.”
When asked if he would be up for a sequel, Sean said, “I don’t know I would have to see what it is. That’s been brought to my attention…that Kathy and Sarah said they are down with it.”
“If they wanted me to be involved with it in some sort of way, I would probably say yes,” Sean said. Hocus Pocus fans, rejoice!
‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel? — Bette Midler & Sarah Jessica Parker Want A New Movie
Bette would love to star in a Hocus Pocus sequel, but knows that the decision to actually make the film is out of her hands. She advised fans of the witchy comedy to “send in cards to the Walt Disney Company.”
Bette also revealed that the three sister witches are on board! Kathy chimed in with her own statement and said, ” I have read Bette’s quote and I agree. The outpouring of love from Hocus-ites has been astounding. The creativity of their Sanderson sisters costumes, posters, artwork, T-shirts, statues, TV stills, photos, compliments and line quotes have blown up social media and I want them to know.. We see and appreciate it all.” (Read her full statement here!)
So, HollywoodLifers, would YOU want to see Sean star in a Hocus Pocus sequel? Would the sequel be a dream come true? Sound off below!
— Julianne Ishler