LEGO continues to capitalize on Disney nostalgia with new Hocus Pocus set

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Hocus Pocus may not have been a box office hit when it was first released back in 1993 but over the past three decades, it has grown to become a cult classic. It's become an annual must-watch around Halloween in many households and its growing popularity recently resulted in a sequel released straight to Disney+.

On the heels of Disney confirming plans for a new Hocus Pocus movie, LEGO has now unveiled something that will have fans brimming with nostalgic fun: a brand new set inspired by the Sanderson Sisters' cottage.

Revealed this past week, the Disney Hocus Pocus: The Sanderson Sisters' Cottage LEGO set is coming soon, with a release date of July 4, 2023. The 2,316-piece set is an authentic recreation of the Sanderson Sisters' cottage, complete with tons of intricate details and accessories that capture the bewitching joy of the classic movie.

In typical LEGO fashion, there are all sorts of fun features to discover when building this set. There's a spinning water wheel that makes pink "smoke" puff from the chimney along with a LEGO light brick that activates the fire under the cauldron.

Once assembled, there are multiple ways to actually open the cottage so that you can admire all the fine details. You can fold up the roof to see the witches' bedroom or detach the side room to view where Dani was captured by the witches.

The set includes six LEGO minifigures: Winifred Sanderson, Sarah Sanderson, Mary Sanderson, Max Dennison, Dani Dennison and Allison Watts, and Thackery Binx in cat form. There are also lots of accessories, including a green lightning spell, Dani's Halloween pumpkin bucket and, perhaps the best detail, the broom, mop, and vacuum cleaner from the hilarious scene in the movie when the witches take flight.

LEGO's Disney Hocus Pocus: The Sanderson Sisters' Cottage Set releases on July 1st for LEGO VIP members and on July 4th for everyone else. It's priced at $229.99.

I just recently put together the LEGO Disney Villain Icons set and if this is anywhere near as intricately details as that -- and it certainly looks to be -- then this is a must-buy for Hocus Pocus fans.