Just in time for the Halloween season, Disney announces a thrilling return to theaters to celebrate the 30th anniversary of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” This iconic stop-motion animated classic, directed by Henry Selick, originally graced screens in October 1993 and is set to rekindle its magic on October 20th.
As part of this cinematic revival, the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, will host special screenings in 4D, providing audiences with a three-dimensional experience enhanced by in-theater effects. These screenings will immerse viewers in the whimsical world of Jack Skellington, Sally, and the gang, complete with specialty concessions, souvenirs, and other surprises.
To mark this momentous occasion, Disney has enlisted Shepard Fairey’s Studio Number On to create new artwork inspired by the film. The anniversary poster captures the enchanting essence of Halloween Town and Christmas Town, rekindling fond memories for long-time fans and sparking excitement for new generations.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” tells the enchanting tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, who grows weary of the same old tricks and treats. His quest for something new leads him to the wondrous world of Christmas Town, setting off a series of hilarious and heartwarming events. Featuring the iconic voices of Chris Sarandon and Danny Elfman as Jack, Catherine O’Hara as Sally, and a stellar supporting cast, the film weaves a captivating story filled with memorable music composed by Danny Elfman.
This beloved classic continues to enchant audiences with its timeless blend of dark fantasy and holiday cheer. With its unforgettable characters, catchy songs, and stunning stop-motion animation, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” remains a beloved favorite, making it a must-see on the big screen once again.
As the film returns to theaters, fans both young and old will have the chance to rediscover the magic and wonder of Halloween Town and Christmas Town. Whether it’s your first visit or a nostalgic trip back, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” promises to be an unforgettable cinematic experience for all. Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate this 30th anniversary in style.