Fans have been waiting for a Hocus Pocus sequel for 30 years, and although some familiar characters are back.
The young actress who portrayed Dani Dennison in the first film, Thora Birch, was unable to return for the sequel.
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken up about why she wasn't in Hocus Pocus 2, saying that there were many efforts to bring back Dani Dennison.
"There were three choices we had for bringing Dani back, all of which I was delighted about," Birch tells ET Online.
"By the time they got around to shooting, I was already on something else."
Birch told ET Online earlier this year that she "was working on something else while they were shooting.