BTS stories of Hocus Pocus 2 to entertain you!

Hocus Pocus Remake

Director Kelly Ortega had thought of a remake, but later planned a sequel stating, "I think it would be much more fun to bring the ladies back. "

Rhode Island

The original film was set and shot in Salem unlike the sequel that was shot in Rhode island for various reasons.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio had auditioned for the role of Max. He rejected the role later due to his busy schedule, but inspired the director for Max's cast.

Bette's 76th Birthday

Bette Midler celebrated her 76th birthday in Dec 2021, on the sets of Hocus Pocus 2. The cast an crew was seen dancing and singing in viral videos.

Binx was an actual cat.

Binx, the black cat was based on the co-writer and producer of Hocus Pocus, David Krischner's childhood cat called Inks.  

Kathy's Jokes On Set

Kathy Najimi used to be a stand- up comedian back in the days. The essence of it was delivered with her improvised jokes on set. 

Hocus Pocus Part 3?

Though it is not officially announced, Bette Midler stated her wish for the film to turn into a franchise, and to be able to play her part in the same.