Hocus Pocus is the greatest Halloween movie ever made (possibly the greatest movie ever made … period?), and with a full Moon and the end of daylight saving time on All Hallow’s Eve this year, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the iconic film and even have a little Sanderson sister reunion.
That’s right, the witches are back, and this time, it’s for a good cause. Bette Midler shared a photo of herself reunited, in costume, with Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker, filming for In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover. The one-night event is part of the Hulaween gala, which will benefit the New York Restoration Project.
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Your 3 fav witches – @sarahjessicaparker @kathynajimy & ME – are returning for 1 night only on 10/30 at 8p ET! “In Search of the Sanderson Sisters” is the best thing to happen to #Halloween since Hocus Pocus + Reeses Pieces. Get your tix now (link in bio) and support @NYRP #nyrphulaween
The event will take place on October 3oth at 8:00 Eastern time, only airing once. Tickets are ten dollars and can be purchased right here.
And if the Sanderson sisters aren’t enough of a draw, the event will also feature Glenn Close, Billy Crystal, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Debney, Samantha Diaz, Harry Guinness, Todrick Hall, Jennifer Hudson, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Michael Kors, Adam Lambert, George Lopez, Alex Moffat, Vanessa Shaw, Martin Short, Sarah Silverman, John Stamos, Meryl Streep, Kenan Thompson, Sophie von Haselberg, and other surprise guests. It will be hosted by none other than Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
Is that still not enough to interest you? Are you worried about a date? Well then dig up an old flame like Doug Jones’ Billy Butcherson to join you. At least you know we won’t talk over the music!
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As if no time has passed at all. Back in my “Billy Butcherson” makeup 27 years later for @bettemidler ‘s charity @nyrp online Hocus Pocus “Hulaween” special … “In Search Of The Sanderson Sisters.” . All of us from the cast are back for this, along with a cavalcade of huge stars!! . SWIPE TO SEE ALL THE INFO!! . JOIN US online!!!…. October 30th!!! . TICKET & INFO: NYRP.org . #NYRPhulaween . #hocuspocus #bettemidler #sarahjessicaparker #kathynajimy #thorabirch #omrikatz #vinessashaw #dougjones #merylstreep #glennclose #martinshort #jamieleecurtis #elvira #adamlambert #jenniferhudson #sarahsilverman #halloween #hulaween #sandersonsisters #billybutcherson #zombies #zombie #actors #actorslife #actorslife🎬
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Here are a few other things we saw today:
- Want to hear more about how Hocus Pocus is great? Check out the new Reel Magic podcast from the Mary Sue’s own Jess Mason. (That’s me!)
- It may shock you, but things in the White House coronavirus task force are bad. (via The Washington Post)
- If you want to watch a Peanuts holiday special, you’ll need Apple TV+. (via Vulture)
- Can we PLEASE make a Felicia Day/Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Twitch party happen?
please please please let me be in on thissssssss https://t.co/qpgbauoRpa
— Felicia Day (@feliciaday) October 19, 2020
- Trump is already trashing the next debate moderator, who happens to be a woman. (via HuffPo)
- Welp. “Zoom Dick” is trending. Here’s why. (via Hollywood Reporter)
- Early voting turnout is huge. (via NPR)
- Happy Twelve days to Halloween!
day one with the new familiar pic.twitter.com/tUvONL7x0J
— 🎃jessica a. m.🎃 (@my2k) October 19, 2020
Tell us what you saw today, Suevians (as long as it wasn’t a Zoom Dick)!
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