Youngsters, be careful! Anne Hathaway is getting into the heels — and the wig — of the Grand Excessive Witch for the highly-anticipated remake of ‘The Witches’. The primary trailer is right here!

Who’s prepared for a bit black magic? Roald Dahl‘s beloved 1983 youngsters’s novel The Witches has been reimagined for a brand new era in a film for HBO Max. The spooky movie stars Anne Hathaway because the HWIC — that’s head witch in cost, after all — and she or he’s delightfully sinister within the first trailer for the flick. The spot, which you’ll be able to watch above, even options Anne ditching her glamorous facade to morph right into a bald, scaly enchantress.

Anne Hathaway morphs right into a bald enchantress bent on turning youngsters into mice in The Witches (Warner Bros. Photos)

For the unversed who weren’t traumatized as youngsters by the unique film within the early 90s, The Witches follows a younger boy (Jahzir Bruno) who has an unlucky run-in with a conference of witches at a resort. The Grand Excessive Witch (Anne) reveals a plan to show all youngsters into mice, in order that they’ll be exterminated. The witches discover him spying on them, and make him their tester for the sinister magic method.

The Witches, directed by Robert Zemeckis, units up a Satan Wears Prada reunion between Anne and Stanley Tucci. Stanley performs the proprietor of the resort who has an intense run-in with Anne and her witches within the trailer as they examine into their conference. The star-studded solid additionally options Octavia Spencer (who’s performed some horror of her personal with Ma) because the boy’s grandmother, and Chris Rock because the narrator of the devious story.

Anne Hathaway and her fellow witches put on glamorous disguises (Warner Bros. Photos)

The Witches was speculated to hit theaters on Halloween, however as a result of coronavirus pandemic, has been moved to HBO Max. It would now hit the streaming platform on Tuesday, October 22. Seize your popcorn!