Who Plays Young Winifred in ‘Hocus Pocus 2’? Meet Taylor Henderson

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It’s no secret by now that Hocus Pocus 2 will spend some time telling the origins of the three Sanderson Sisters. Meet actress Taylor Henderson, who plays the young version of Winifred Sanderson in Hocus Pocus 2.

Winifred Sanderson is one of the main antagonist in Hocus Pocus. She is the eldest and most intelligent witch who lived during the time of the Salem Witch Trials, along with her two sisters Sarah and Mary. Henderson will get to play the younger version of the character.

“It’s such an honor to be a part of this film,” Henderson said at the movie’s premiere. “Especially a sequel to such an iconic film. I’m so excited it’s so amazing to see how loved this film is.”

Being part of the sequel to such a classic came as such an honor to Henderson. “Those original characters just how iconic they are, it’s amazing! It’s awesome to see all of these people are here because they love it and they’re also so excited. We’re really excited for a new generation of Hocus Pocus lovers to see the new film and go back and watch the original film.”

The sequel to the Disney classic that premiered nearly twenty years ago will be available exclusively on the Disney+ on Friday (Sept. 30). 

What Have I Seen Young Winifred Sanderson From ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ in Before?

Taylor Henderson started her career in film as a voiceover artist. She can be heard as the voice of the lead role, Earwig, in Studio Ghibli’s Earwig and The Witch.

In 2019, Henderson also played Young Norma Hawkins in the TV Series documentary, Evil Lives Here.

Be sure to follow Taylor Henderson a.k.a. Young Winifred Sanderson from Hocus Pocus 2 on InstagramTwitter & TikTok.

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