Nearly thirty years later, the beloved Halloween feature film ‘Abracadabra’ is getting a sequel – and we can’t wait to see the beloved characters reunite in a much-anticipated special… I mean, almost all of them.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Thora Birchwho played young Dani Dannison in the original film, was approached by waltdisney to reprise her role, but turned down the project due to scheduling conflicts.
Reports indicate that a source close to Birch stated that the actress was offered to return in a supporting role as an adult version of Dani, but her obligations to the series ‘Wednesday’, spin-off gives ‘The Addams Family’, created scheduling conflicts. However, Birch also left the cast of the series Netflixdue to personal problems.
Remembering that ‘Abracadabra 2‘ will be released on the day October 31, 2022in the middle of Halloween.
“It has been 29 years since someone lit the Black Candle Flame and resurrected the 17th century sisters who were executed for practicing witchcraft, and they are seeking revenge. Now it’s up to a trio of three teenagers to figure out how to stop the witches from wreaking new havoc in the town of Salem before midnight on Halloween.”
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker e Kathy Najimy return as the iconic Sanderson sisters. Doug Jones reprises his role as Billy Butcherson.
In addition to them, the cast also includes Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Juju Brener, Froy Gutierrez, Taylor Henderson e Nina Kitchen.
Anne Fletcher (‘She Dances, I Dance’) will direct.