Setting the record straight, was this a Tim Burton film or a Henry Selick film?
G.S.: It was quite literally both. Tim created the world and Henry brought it to life. Tim would have gone mad with the slowness of directing stop-motion animation. Henry has more patient for that sort of process. It is very much Tim’s creation and Henry did a magnificent job executing and contributing to Tim’s original concept. S.F.: Here’s the inevitable sequel question: will there be one? G.S.: Not that I know about. There’s been talk, of course. There’s always talk about sequels when a film is a success. I think it’s all there. Why do another, really? I mean, there are so many projects for Tim to tackle. I think Jack Skellington hijacking Thanksgiving would be a real turkey sorry, I couldn’t help myself! But, seriously, it’s like Beetlejuice as far as I’m concerned. Each is complete without additional chapters created just to rake in bucks. S.F.: Are you saying you wouldn’t do a sequel? GS: Heavens no, I’m not saying that! [laughter] Should Tim want me to reprise ANY character I wo