Disney Plans "Hocus Pocus" Sequel

By Garth Franklin Friday July 6th 2012 10:44PM

Disney is quietly developing a sequel to its 1993 witches family comedy "Hocus Pocus" reports Moviehole.

"Hocus Pocus 2 : Rise of the Elderwitch" will reportedly feature "a new cackling evildoer whose been unfortunately let loose again on suburban America".

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy starred in the Kenny Ortega-directed original about three sister witches resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, with two teens and a young girl racing to stop them.