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Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island? Exclusive Details About The Hocus Pocus Filming Location

Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island- This fantasy disney film was a hit and is considered as one of the best movies to watch during Halloween. The movie was released in 1993 and was a total opposite of what a Disney film will look like. The film will now be releasing its sequel. Read on to know more about the cast, story, why hocus pocus is filming in Rhode island and any more.  

by Mahima B | Updated Oct 18, 2021 12:56 PM

Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island? Exclusive Details About The Hocus Pocus Filming Location
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Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island?

Movies have always been a part of daily life. Some may say no, but you would have definitely seen a video byte, a picture or at least a meme related to movies right? Apart from covering the younger audience, movies are preferred irrespective of age. It is the source of entertainment that people would love to spend time with. Spending extra money for first day first show tickets, setting up posters of your favorite actors and the list goes on. There are different genres of movies like, horror, thriller, comedy, drama. This holiday season it calls for some Horror!!!

Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island?

The film was released in 1993, directed by Kenny Ortega. Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy in the lead roles. It was a different genre of a disney film. The story is about a young boy who resurrects three witches from the 17th century after lighting up the cursed candle. The film won the Saturn Awards for best costume ,  best fantasy film and best actress. However the movie didn't do much in the box office compared to other disney films. Today, it is known as a cult classic and the best film to watch during halloween. 

What House Was Hocus Pocus Filmed In?

The filming locations were all in and around Salem. Here are some of the filming locations for the film

  1. Sandersons sisters house - Pioneer village, Salem

  2. Max and Dani Dennison house- 4th Avenue, Salem

  3. Allison’s house- Ropes mansion

  4. The town Halloween party- Old Town Hall

Where Is Hocus Pocus 2 Being Filmed?

 This fantasy film will release its sequel by the end of next year. The filming schedule began from the month of August and is in process. Sources have stated that it will take upto 18 months to complete the film.  The filming locations were leaked and it is said to happen in Rhode Island. The fans of the film are wondering why the filming location has changed when the story is based on Salem. The exact reason is kept underneath but a video was leaked where you can see the set for the film in Rhode island.

Hocus Pocus Storyline

The story involves three witches, the sanderson sisters-Winifred, Sarah and Mary who were executed for practicing witchcraft and killing two siblings, Emily and Thackery. Emily was killed by witches and Thackery was turned into a black cat. Knowing this, the witches were sentenced to execution. Right before being killed, Winfred casts a spell to be resurrected when a virgin lights up the candle during halloween.   Centuries later , a young boy Max will light up the candle making the witches get back to life. The story is about what  the witches will do to stay alive, because they have to enter into a young soul in the night or else they will turn into dust the next morning.

Hocus Pocus 2 cast

The main characters from the first part Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Kathy Najimyis expected to continue the original characters.Taylor Henderson will be joining the cast but her role is not yet revealed.  The storyline is  speculated to be  about three young women accidentally resurrect the three witches to new age Salem and how they will save the children from these witches.

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Why Hocus Pocus Is Filming In Rhode Island- FAQs

1. Who is the director of Hocus Pocus?

Kenny Ortega is the director of Hocus Pocus

2. When was hocus pocus released?

It was released in 1993

3. Who are the main characters in the film?

Winifred, Sarah and Mary  are the main characters in the film

4. Who is the director of Hocus Pous 2?  

Anne Fletcher is the  director of Hocus Pous 2

5. When will Hocus Pocus 2 release?

It is expected to release in 2022

6. What genre is this film?  

It is a fantasy film


7. Is this a Disney film?

Yes, it is a Disney film.