May 19, 2024 7:30 pm

Kathy Najimy Explains Mary Sanderson's Backward Smile in Hocus Pocus 2
Kathy Najimy Explains Mary Sanderson's Backward Smile in Hocus Pocus 2

Kathy Najimy Explains Mary Sanderson’s Backward Smile in Hocus Pocus 2

Just in time for the Halloween holiday season, Disney+ debuted the new film Hocus Pocus 2 to great success. The movie set the new record for the strongest domestic debut for a movie on Disney+, and fans have been mostly satisfied with the sequel. Continuing the story of the Sanderson Sisters, played by Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker, was something more than three decades in the making. That’s kind of a long time, and while some things remain exactly the same, there have been some noticeable changes to these characters over 30 years later.

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​Mary’s backward smile is explained in storyline in Hocus Pocus 2, but there was a behind-the-scenes reason for the change. Read More