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Things are about to go amuck, amuck, amuck! Freeform has announced that it will air a special Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash and on Saturday, October 20. The 90-minute show will feature musical performances, surprises guests, and more.

What’s happening:

  • Freeform has announced at they will air a Hocus Pocus Halloween Special this October.
  • Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash promises to be a fantastic all-star party to honor of the cult classic film’s milestone anniversary.
  • The 90-minute special, will be filmed at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and celebrates the movie’s status as a Halloween staple.
  • The special will premiere on Saturday, October. 20, at 8:15 pm EDT/PDT as part of Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween programming event.

Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash:

  • The celebration will include musical performances by:
    • Dove Cameron,
    • PrettyMuch
    • Junior New System
  • Hocus Pocus themed costume contest will be judged by Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne.
  • Exclusive interviews with film’s cast and crew will feature:
    • Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sarah Sanderson”)
    • Kathy Najimy (“Mary Sanderson”)
    • Kenny Ortega (Director)
    • Mick Garris (Writer)
    • David Kirschner (Writer)
    • Omri Katz (“Max”)
    • Thora Birch (“Dani”)
    • Amanda Shepherd (“Emily”)
    • Doug Jones (“Billy Butcherson”)
    • Larry Bagby (“Ernie”)
    • Jason Marsden (voice of “Thackery Binx”)
    • Tobias Jelinek (“Jay”)
    • Peggy Holmes (choreographer)
    • John Debney (Composer)
  • Drag superstar Lady Bunny will be the evening’s resident DJ.
  • More surprise guests will be announced soon!
  • Want to be there for the live taping? Fans living in the Los Angeles area can sign up to receive information when tickets are released.
  • Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash will be taped on Tuesday, October 2nd from 6pm-10pm at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Hocus Pocus and 31 Nights of Halloween:

  • Saturday October 20 will be full of bewitching fun as the network will also air a “Pop’n Knowledge” edition of Hocus Pocus, before and after the Bash. Fans can tune in at 6:05 pm EDT/PDT and 9:45 pm EDT/PDT.
  • The special edition will celebrate everything the iconic film and fandom with a mix of trivia, funny observations and commentary around key moments and quotes.
  • Hocus Pocus will air throughout the 31 Nights of Halloween, as well as conclude the event with a day-long marathon featuring the Sanderson Sisters on October 31.
 
 

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