Gothic party favorite The nightmare before christmas it’s finally getting a sequel all these years later in the form of a junior novel written by The wicked deep’s Shea Ernshaw. Disney Publishing has hired the author to continue the world of The nightmare before christmas, but this time from Sally’s point of view. Set after the 1993 movie, the sequel will begin with Sally and Jack Skellington, who are now married. Of course, not everything can remain rosy for the mysterious couple, and Sally is sent on a new adventure when she accidentally unleashes a Halloween Town villain.

“This new book, written from Sally’s point of view, takes place shortly after the movie ends. It’s Sally and Jack’s yet-to-tell love story. But it’s also a story about Sally’s coming of age, as we watch her navigate her new royal title as the Pumpkin Queen of Halloween Town. [It] hopefully it will give fans a long-awaited second dose of Sally, Jack, and all the familiar residents of Halloween Town, while introducing a new cast of weird and shady characters, which I hope readers will love. “

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According to Ernshaw, the book gives him the opportunity to give Sally the same characterization and depth that Jack received in the film.

“One of the central themes of The Nightmare Before Christmas was Jack’s struggle to understand his identity. He had grown tired of being the Pumpkin King and in his longing for something more, he planned to take over Christmas. In this book, he really She wanted to explore Sally’s identity and better understand not only who she is now that she fell in love with Jack and took on the role of the Pumpkin Queen, but also to understand how her past has affected her present wishes, doubts, and dreams. What does a doll want? rags of life? What are you afraid of? And how much are you willing to risk to save your loved ones? As we will see in the book, you are willing to risk a lot. Sally is one of the most fascinating and rich characters in layers I’ve never written, and it’s an honor to be able to tell their story. “

Released in 1993, The nightmare before christmas It was directed by Henry Selick and produced and conceived by Tim Burton. The musical stop-motion fantasy tells the story of Jack Skellington, the king of “Halloween Town,” who walks through a portal to “Christmas Town” and becomes obsessed with celebrating the holiday. With music by Danny Elfman (who also provided the singing voice for Jack), movie stars Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Ken Page, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix and Ed Ivory.

Since then, the movie has become one of Tim Burton’s most recognizable works, as well as a Halloween and Christmas staple for many. If the upcoming Sally-centric sequel turns out to be popular, chances are that audiences will one day delight in the quirks and scares of Halloween Town on screen once more. The nightmare before christmas The sequel, which has yet to receive a title, is scheduled to be released in July 2022. This comes to us courtesy of Gizmodo.

Topics: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney


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