So it should come as no surprise that when Disney announced that they would be releasing a new Hocus Pocus tv movie, fans of the original movie were more than excited. However there were some expressions of anger and disbelief that the new project will feature a new cast — meaning that the original Sanderson sisters played by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker, respectively, won’t be reprising their iconic roles as a trio of Salem’s infamous witches.
According to Deadline, the Disney Channel reboot won’t just have a new cast; they’ll also be replacing veteran director Kenny Ortega who helmed the original film.
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