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Disney+ reveals Halloween line-up

Disney+ has announced its Halloween line-up of movies, TV shows and specials arriving this autumn. There are a whole host of brand-new series coming in celebration of Halloween, including Goosebumps, a thrilling new show inspired by R.L. Stine’s bestselling books, Appendage, starring Emily Hampshire, and season five of FX’s What We Do in the Shadows […]

September 15, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Data: Hocus Pocus 2 biggest Original streaming debut of 2022

Disney+ has announced that Hocus Pocus 2 is the #1 film premiere on the streaming platform to date, but how does it compare to other streaming original film releases this year on competitive services? According to Whip Media, Hocus Pocus 2 came out on top again when compared to the most watched streaming original films […]

October 7, 2022

Production begins on Disney+ Original Hocus Pocus 2

Production on the live-action comedy “Hocus Pocus 2,” the haunting sequel to Disney’s Halloween cult classic, is underway in Rhode Island. The Disney+ original film directed by Anne Fletcher (“Dumplin,’” “The Proposal”) will debut exclusively on Disney+ in Autumn 2022.  Bette Midler (“The First Wives Club,” “Beaches”), Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sex and the City,” “Divorce”), and Kathy Najimy […]

November 1, 2021

Disney+ unveils second annual Hallowstream

Disney+ is brewing up another year of spooky programming for Hallowstream with new originals and beloved Halloween classics. Beginning September 24, subscribers can enjoy all of their favourite Halloween-themed episodes and films in the new Halloween collection available on the streaming service. Disney+ will also debut three original programs “LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales,” “Muppets […]

September 8, 2021

Disney+ orders Hocus Pocus 2

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy will reprise their roles as the Sanderson Sisters in the live-action comedy Hocus Pocus 2, the sequel to Disney’s 1993 Halloween cult classic Hocus Pocus. The film will premiere exclusively on Disney+ in 2022. Singer/actress Midler returns as Winifred Sanderson, with Parker and Najimy back as her […]

May 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare