The success of Billie Eilish continues and will now reach one of the most beloved Halloween and Christmas movies of the public. This is Jack’s Strange World – 94% by Henry Selick. The film based on a Tim Burton story will feature the young singer in the role of Sally in a series of live concerts that will feature the film. One more foray of his in the field of cinema.
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According to information from Deadline, composer Danny Elfman, who made the music for Jack’s Strange World – 94% confirmed that Billie eilish she will sing the Sally song at her concerts in Los Angeles this Halloween. The shows were to take place in 2020, but the pandemic forced them to postpone. This, however, allowed them to fit in with the tight schedule of the popular seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer.
The concert consists of the projection of the film along with a live concert that plays the famous songs of the film. Jack is played by Elfman himself. In the stop motion tape, for the role of Sally, it was actress Catherine O’Hara who lent her voice to the rag doll with whom the protagonist falls in love. The dates on which Eilish will be as a guest will be October 29 and 31 at the Banc of California Stadium.
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As you surely remember, The Strange World of Jack – 94% tells the story of the titular character, who becomes obsessed with bringing Christmas to his gloomy home. By accident, he puts Santa Claus in trouble and then is forced to carry out the celebration in all the worlds. The film is an animated classic and one of those that put Burton’s unique style and his characters on the map.
This is not Billie Eilish’s first joint with the cinema. The singer was also in charge of composing the main theme for Without Time to Die – 83%, the 25th film in the James Bond saga and the last with Daniel Craig as the spy. His song bears the same name as the film and, as tradition dictates, it is set during the opening credits of the film, which was also delayed numerous times by the pandemic until it was finally released this week.
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In addition to this, the young performer has been able to capitalize on her popularity with a documentary on Apple TV Plus, Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry – 70%, which portrays her day-to-day life. In these different ways, cinema has been tied to Eilish’s career since her early years. Regarding her participation in the two concerts in which she will play Sally, Elfman said:
I’m absolutely excited for Billie to join the cast of Jack’s World.
We remind you that both concerts will take place at the Banc of California stadium in Los Angeles on October 29 and 31. On the other hand, now that No time to die – 83% will finally have their run in theaters, we will have to see what other song will compete for “No time to die” in the race for Best Original Song at next year’s Oscars. This 2021 will see many musicals in its final months, so it will not be easy to secure the statuette.
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