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Whitney Peak 'Down' for 'Hocus Pocus 3': End of the sequel 'leaves the door open'

After waiting decades, hocus pocus 2 Finally with new and familiar faces. The Sanderson sisters find themselves in the year 2022 Salem after two young girls, Becca and Izzy, accidentally light a black flame candle and revive the witch trio. Whitney Beck She plays Becca, a fiercely independent teen who loves the scary side of life.

Bellissa Escobedo and Whitney Beck in “Hocus Pocus 2.” (Disney +)

Whitney said Hollywood Live exclusively through hocus pocus 2 Press the junket that it was “weirdly terrifying” to see it Pete MidlerAnd the Sarah Jessica ParkerAnd the cathy stellar In the Sanderson Sisters character for the first time “because they’re so good at what they do. I mean, it’s hard to see them as just their individual selves. Sarah Jessica and Pete and Kathy, it’s hard to see them dressed up and not intimidating.”

She added, “It was just so cool to watch them perform and be in character and just get in and out. It was just so amazing.”

The end of the movie features Winifred enacting a very powerful spell, causing her to lose Sarah and Mary. Realizing that she cannot live without them, Winifred joins her sisters. “My strength is nothing without my sisters,” Winifred says as she cries. She left a book behind with Becca, Izzy and Cassie.

There is a pivotal scene after the credits that shows Gilbert’s spiderweb cat wandering the magic shop. The cobweb intersects the tracks with a square that reads “Black Flame Candle No. 2”. Hollywood Live She had to ask Whitney if she’d come back for a possibility hocus pocus 3.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimi in “Hocus Pocus 2.” (Disney +)

“I mean, I’d be frustrated. But I don’t know if there was. I feel like everyone is constantly asking me and I’m like, ‘There’s some kind of post-credit scene leaving the door open, but you didn’t hear from me,'” gossip girl cynical alum. She noted that she watched this last scene “where there was probably a second black flame candle, and someone would have to light it.”

Becca, Izzy, and Cassie could definitely be the next generation of witches if they were hocus pocus The universe wants to expand. “Maybe it’s my turn to put some kids in their place,” Whitney said.

The actress revealed if she felt any pressure for her role in it hocus pocus 2One of the most awaited Disney series. “I definitely think, at first, it was weird because I had just finished season one of gossip girlsaid the 19-year-old. “That was a step towards something that really had a huge reputation, and so it was kind of, well, here we are again. I kind of had to separate myself from that and actually focus on the job and try not to think too much about how people would react to it before I I do, if it makes sense. I was kind of trying to keep that thought out of my head and follow Anne’s direction. She made it really easy to navigate the character and the story and how it was written. It felt very real for the original movie, while also being very contemporary” .

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Whitney Peck at the “Hocus Pocus 2” premiere. (Gregory Pace/Shutterstock)

hocus pocus 2 In essence it is all about brotherhood. For Whitney, family is everything, whether it’s your blood or your chosen one. “In real life, I actually have two older sisters and one older brother. I’m the youngest in my family so just my sense of family and community, and keeping the people I love close to me, is so integral to me because it’s always like… the five of us have moved on from Uganda to Canada had to re-learn this entire community. So we were always around each other, just like me, my mom and my brothers,” she said.

Whitney continued, “And then, of course, the family you choose, which are your friends and your very narrow circle of the few individuals who really make you feel visible, heard and safe. I definitely resonate with that in Becca and Zoya. [from Gossip Girl]. Just that feeling of brotherhood and taking care of the people you love and making sure that anyone with that kind of access to you isn’t just a random person. They should be important.”

The 19-year-old was excited to take on the role hocus pocus 2 Because she thought it would be a challenge for her. “As a little girl, I’m sure I’ve always wanted to have magical powers and be a witch or something. It was fun imagining myself doing that in my head and then doing it in a movie that was really crazy,” Whitney said. Hollywood Live.