Thirty years after The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas was launched, director Henry Selick is sharing the thought he has for a possible prequel.
In an interview with Folks journal, printed on-line Friday, the filmmaker admitted that he wouldn’t be leaping on the thought of creating a sequel because of the great amount of labor related to the primary movie, saying it’s “an ideal film [that] got here out of the right time, solely to develop into one thing far larger through the years.”
He added, “I believe Tim [Burton] particularly looks like, why mess with that? He actually doesn’t want to make more cash from a sequel. He has had so many different successes, and to date no one’s give you a nice thought for a sequel. And I nonetheless suppose that Tim will get to determine. I don’t suppose there’s any thought that may persuade him.”
However one thought isn’t fully off the desk. Selick famous that he could also be extra inclined to do a prequel. “There may be a extra fascinating story there about how Jack grew to become the King of Halloween City,” the Coraline director defined.
As for if any of the unique solid would return for an additional movie, Chris Sarandon mentioned he “completely” would reprise his position, voicing Jack Skellington.
“To cite Henry, ‘Fuck yeah,’ ” he informed the outlet. “If there have been a sequel, I’d be there in a minute.”
The 1993 stop-motion animated film, from a narrative created by Burton, follows Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween City, as he stumbles into Christmas City. After being so intrigued with the thought of Christmas, he tries to recreate it in his city as a substitute of Halloween.
The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas is presently streaming on Disney+.