“Hocus Pocus” fans- get ready! Freeform is bringing something spectacular this year during their “31 Nights of Halloween“! Freeform announced today that is will air a star-studded party celebrating the 25th anniversary of cult-classic “Hocus Pocus” on October 20th at 8:15 PM EDT/PDT. Filmed in the iconic Hollywood Forever Cemetery, this event is sure to delivernon-stop thrills and chills.
The star studded event will feature celebrity guests- including the Sanderson Sisters themselves! Bette Middler (“Winifred Snaderson”), Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sarah Sanderson”) and Kathy Najimy (“Mary Sanderson”) will make appearances. Viewers will also be able to see interviews from other members of the cast and crew including: Kenny Ortega (Director), Mick Ortegas (Writer), David Kirschner (Writer), Omri Zatz (“Max”), Thora Birch (“Dani”) and Tobias Marsden (Voice of “Thackary Binx”).
Excited yet? Musical guests include: Dove Cameron, PrettyMuch, and Junior New System . The special will also feature a “Hocus Pocus” themed costume contest. Throughout the night Drag superstar Lady Bunny will be dropping spooktacular beats as the resident DJ. Additional surprise guests will be announced at a later date.
Hang on to your brooms because Freeform has much more in store! Before and after the event, the network will air a specail “Pop’n Knowledge” edition of “Hocus Pocus” at 6 PM EDT/PDT and 9:45 PM EDT/PDT.
If that isn’t enough to get your Sanderson Sister fix, Freeform will also air a day long “Hocus Pocus” marathon on October 31! It’s sure to be bewitching!