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‘Hocus Pocus’ Is Getting A Remake & Fans Have A LOT Of Thoughts: ‘No, Just No’

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Sep. 28 2017, Published 6:42 p.m. ET

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Hocus Pocus is getting a remake, and fans have mixed feelings about it! The 1993 Halloween film, starring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker, has gained a cult following through the years, with nearly constant reruns on Freeform and the Disney Channel during the month of October. But now Disney has decided to give the film a modern, “made-for-TV” makeover, and fans aren’t sure what to think! Click through for more details on the remake and to find out what fans are saying!

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According to Page Six, Hocus Pocus will be getting a “reimagining” in the form of a Disney Channel original movie. Scarlett Lacey, who writes the E! show The Royals, is writing the film, while David Kirscher, who produced the original film, will be an executive producer.

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Although the film’s original director Kenny Ortega has directed two Disney Channel film franchises, including High School Musical, he will not be involved in the Hocus Pocus remake.

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The films’ original cast, including Bette and Sarah Jessica, as well as Kathy Najimy, will also not be a part of the project, and some fans not okay with it! “How dare they,” wrote one fan on Twitter.

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Another fan quoted one of Bette’s line from the film, calling the people behind the remake, “Fools! All of you!”

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“No. Just No,” said another, adding that they’d be more okay with “a sequel with the original cast.”

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“Leave it be, people get protective over this one,” one fan advised.

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Do you think Disney should leave Hocus Pocus be? Would you watch a remake? Sound off in the comments below!

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