The Providence Journal
Extras sought for ‘Hocus Pocus 2.’ The sequel will be filmed in and around Providence RI.
By Jack Perry
Sept 8, 2022
A casting company is looking for extras to work on “Hocus Pocus 2,” a feature-length motion picture to be filmed in and around Providence from October through December.
Kendall Cooper Casting says it’s looking for children and adults of all ethnicities, ages, genders and sizes for various roles.
It’s specifically looking for people with dance experience, men with shoulder-length hair or longer, and people age 18 to 22 years old.
What we know about filming: Sanderson Sisters coming to RI. Disney’s Hocus Pocus 2 set to film in Rhode Island
“Hocus Pocus 2” is a sequel to the 1993 film, which starred Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimy. Disney confirmed in a December 2020 tweet that the film was being developed for Disney+.
Parker, Midler, and Najimy will return for the sequel, according to the movie website IMDb.com.
Here’s the website’s summary of the plot: “Three young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.”
How to get cast in Hocus Pocus 2
The casting company is looking for people who live nearby. Housing and travel is not provided. COVID vaccination is required.
Filming will generally take place Monday through Friday, and workdays could run for more than 12 hours.
People interested in working as extras can find more information and submit an application to their website, www.kendallcooper.com.