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'Hocus Pocus 2' Trailer Brings Back the Sanderson Sisters, 29 Years After the First Film - Watch Now!

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy are back as the Sanderson sisters in the debut teaser trailer for Hocus Pocus 2!

Here’s a synopsis of the film: It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.

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Bryan Cranston Checks Out Two Broadway Openings in Three Days!

Bryan Cranston had a busy week on Broadway!

The Emmy and Tony-winning actor checked out the openings of two plays this week.

Bryan was in attendance for the opening of Manhattan Theatre Club’s How I Learned to Drive on Tuesday (April 19) and the new play Hangmen on Thursday (April 21) in New York City.

Also at the How I Learned to Drive opening were Marin Ireland, John Turturro, Kathy Najimy, Josh Hamilton, Saycon Sengbloh, and theater owner Jordan Roth, among others.

More stars at the Hangmen opening included Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria, Danny Strong, Jonny Beauchamp, Tony Shalhoub, Tovah Feldshuh, and playwright Martin McDonagh.

How I Learned to Drive was written by Paula Vogel and stars Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse. The play is about a woman coming to terms with a charismatic uncle who impacts her past, present and future life. Get tickets now for performances through May 29.

Hangmen stars Game of ThronesAlfie Allen in his Broadway debut. Here is the synopsis: “In his small pub in the North of England in the mid-1960s, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and pub regulars, people are dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news when an intriguing stranger, Mooney, from London -with a very different wardrobe and motive – enters their world.”

Get tickets now for Hangmen, which is on Broadway for a 10-week engagement through June 18.

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Debra Messing Celebrates Opening Night of New Broadway Show 'Birthday Candles'

It’s a very big night for Debra Messing!

The 53-year-old Will & Grace actress celebrated the opening night of her new Broadway show Birthday Candles on Sunday (April 10) at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Debra Messing

Stars in attendance at the opening night show included Bryan Cranston, Hocus Pocus actress Kathy Najimy, Gossip Girl actress Margaret Collin, designer Christian Siriano, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actress Marin Hinkle, Law and Order: Organized Crime actor Dylan McDermott, In Living Color actress Ali Wentworth, L.A. Law actor Blair Underwood, and Mad About You actor Richard Kind.

Here’s the show synopsis: The existential dramedy stars Debra as “Ernestine Ashworth through nine decades of her life, the Will & Grace actress aging playing ages 17 to 107 — without the aid of prosthetics, makeup, or wigs — as the story follows Ernestine baking a simple butter cake on her birthday each year,” according to EW.

Birthday Candles was originally supposed to open in the spring of 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the Broadway show’s opening for over two years.

The show will run at the American Airlines Theatre until May 29. You can purchase tickets here!

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'Hocus Pocus 2' Wraps Filming & Producer Teases Release Date!

Hocus Pocus 2 is coming!

The highly anticipated sequel to Hocus Pocus has just wrapped filming, and producer Adam Shankman is teasing the release date.

“SISTAAAAAHHHHSSS! Aaaaand that’s a WRAP!!! #hocuspocus2,” he captioned a photo on his Instagram of a silhouette of the three stars.

“Congratulations to the amazing team @bettemidler @sarahjessicaparker @kathynajimy @567and8 @mrsleshem and the WHOOOOLLLEEEE cast and crew!!!” he continued before teasing the release date: “Coming to you #halloween #2022 on @disneyplus.”

Here’s the plot synopsis: In Hocus Pocus 2, three young women accidentally bring the Sanderson Sisters back to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world.

Hocus Pocus 2 is one of several exciting Disney+ projects in the works for 2022 and beyond – find out what else is coming!

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, & Kathy Najimy Film 'Hocus Pocus 2' as Their Fan Favorite Characters - New Set Pics!

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy film more scenes for Hocus Pocus 2 on Wednesday evening (November 17) in Newport, Rhode Island.

The trio are reprising their fan favorite roles as the Sanderson sisters in the new movie, set to be released on Disney+ next year. They have been hard at work filming, and these are the second set of set photos we’ve gotten this week!

In Hocus Pocus 2, the film will “see three young women accidentally bringing the Sanderson Sisters back to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world.”

Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Doug Jones, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson and Nina Kitchen will also star in the movie.

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First 'Hocus Pocus 2' Set Photos Emerge, Show the Sanderson Sisters (& New Cast Members) In Full Costume!

Filming for Hocus Pocus 2 is underway and we have some set photos of the three stars – Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy – getting to work!

They were seen in full costume as the Sanderson sisters on Monday night (November 15) in Newport, Rhode Island. It was a freezing cold night and the stars were seen bundled up between takes.

Disney+ has released the first official look at the ladies back in action and you can see that pic right here.

In Hocus Pocus 2, the film will “see three young women accidentally bringing the Sanderson Sisters back to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world.”

Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Doug Jones, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson and Nina Kitchen will also star in the movie.

Click through the gallery to see all the costumes and actors on set that day…

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'Hocus Pocus 2' First Look - Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy & Sarah Jessica Parker Are Back as The Sanderson Sisters!

Winifred, Mary and Sarah Sanderson are officially back!

The very first pic of Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker as the famed witches has been released for Hocus Pocus 2, in honor of Disney+ day.

The movie, which has been in development for quite a few years, will start filming later this year, for a release in 2022.

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