September 29, 2023

Just call her Sally!

Billie Eilish is joining Disney’s live-to-film concert experience of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas as the beloved character, according to Billboard.

The “Happier Than Ever” singer, 19, is set to appear alongside musician and producer Danny Elfman, who is reprising his role as Jack Skellington, King of the Pumpkin Patch, for the event.

Eilish will perform a rendition of “Sally’s Song” in the show, accompanied by a full orchestra directed by acclaimed conductor John Mauceri.

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“I’m absolutely thrilled to have Billie joining up with the nightmare crew!” Elfman said in a statement, per the outlet. “This will be a real treat (not a trick)!”

The show will run for two nights at L.A.’s Banc of California Stadium on Oct. 29 and Oct. 31. A release date for the film has yet to be announced.
Billie Eilish performs during the 2021 Governors Ball Music Festival at Citi Field on September 24, 2021 in New York City.
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Also starring in The Nightmare Before Christmas revival is Grammy winner Weird Al Yankovic as the character Lock. Ken Page is also returning to his role as Oogie Boogie from the original 1993 film.

Eilish has been a longtime fan of Burton — and the feeling is mutual. In May, the director, 63, made an appearance in her video for Vogue, in which famous fans asked her questions about life and music.

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The seven-time Grammy winner dropped her second studio album Happier Than Ever in July. Her brother Finneas O’Connell helped produce the record, which she called “the most fulfilling most satisfying and profound experience I’ve ever had with my music.”

Two months prior, it was revealed that the “Bad Guy” singer was named the youngest Met Gala co-chair in the event’s history. Fellow Gen Z stars Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish, Naomi Osaka and Amanda Gorman also helped host the event.

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