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Adam Shankman to direct Hocus Pocus 2

Adam Shankman has added another Disney sequel to his slate after signing on to direct the Hocus Pocus follow-up.

The filmmaker will pick up the 1993 Halloween staple for streaming site Disney+.

The news comes as Shankman starts work on Disney’s Enchanted sequel, Disenchanted.

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The original starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. It has yet to be announced if any of the original cast members will reprise their roles.

Shankman will delve into new territory with the Hocus Pocus installment, having worked largely on romances like A Walk to Remember and The Wedding Planner and musicals including Rock of Ages and Hairspray.

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