If there is a sequel to ParaNorman, fans shouldn’t get their hopes up too much because the chances of it happening are small.
A mystery stop-motion animated picture in the vein of Coraline, ParaNorman has become an enormous hit because of its dark horror story that is both terrifying and witty all at the same time.
The film ParaNorman tells the story of a little child named Norman, who is gifted with the ability to see and converse with ghosts. As a result, he is classified as an outsider, and the general population considers him to be a freak. Additionally, as a consequence of his abilities, he finds himself in a succession of extraordinary situations, ranging from fleeing from zombies to speaking with a witch who has cursed their little hamlet, and as a result, he is able to rescue the lives of the people who live there.
After being released in 2012, ParaNorman, an animated feature film produced by Laika Animation Studio and released in 2012, was a critical and commercial success, garnering 19 awards, including the EDA Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and being nominated for 46 awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
Sam Fell and Chris Butler’s ParaNorman has gotten a 7/10 rating on IMDB for its directing and production value, according to the site. It also receives a significant deal of positive comments from both fans and critics, who are unanimous in their praise.
After receiving such a positive response, it’s no wonder that fans are looking forward to the release of ParaNorman 2, despite the fact that there is presently no sequel in development.
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There hasn’t been any indication that they would move through with the sequel or even create a spinoff tale until today.
The star of Norman, Kodi Smit-McPhee, has revealed that the animation company Laika would most likely continue forward with fresh original storylines rather than rehashing the stories from the other films in the series.
Moreover, he believes that we will not see a sequel to ParaNorman and that we should instead expect to see other outstanding and amazing new movies from Laika.
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Norman Babcock is an 11-year-old kid who lives in the fictitious village of Blithe Hollow, Massachusetts, and has the ability to communicate with the dead, including his late grandmother and other spirits in the area.
The majority of people do not believe him, and he becomes emotionally estranged from his family while also being looked down upon by his own friends at his high school. A bully named Alvin bullies Neil Downe, Norman’s best buddy, who also happens to be an overweight lad named Neil Downe, who finds a kindred spirit in Norman.
Mr. Prenderghast, Norman’s estranged and seemingly deranged uncle, approaches the boys while they are rehearsing a school play commemorating the town’s execution of a witch three centuries earlier. Mr. Prenderghast informs Norman that he will soon be required to resume his regular ritual in order to protect the community. Mr. Prenderghast passes away as a result of a heart attack shortly after this interaction.
Norman suffers from a nightmare vision of the town’s history in which he is followed through the woods by townspeople on a witch hunt, which causes him to disgrace himself in front of his estranged and paranoid father Perry, who then orders him to be grounded for the rest of the year. Because his father is anxious for his well-being, his mother Sandra informs him that his father’s demeanor is severe.
The following day, Norman is visited by Prenderghast’s ghost, who informs him that the ritual must be completed using a certain book by sundown that day; after forcing Norman to “swear” that he would fulfill the duty, Prenderghast’s spirit is released, and passes over. Norman is first hesitant to go because he is afraid, but his grandma assures him that it is fine to be afraid as long as he does not let it define who he is. Norman makes his way to Prenderghast’s residence in order to get the book (having to take it from his corpse).
Norman’s family is shown to the cemetery by Judge Hopkins, which is located in woodland. Norman gets separated from the others by Aggie’s magical powers before they even get to the graveyard. Norman discovers Aggie’s tomb and engages in conversation with her enraged soul, desperate to put an end to the apocalyptic tantrum she has been throwing for years.
Despite her attempts to shove him away, Norman maintains his composure, assuring her that he understands how she feels like an outsider and that her revenge has only made her like those who harmed her, leading her to recall more pleasant times.
Aggie is eventually able to find some peace after meeting someone who understands her predicament and remembers her loving mother, and she is able to cross over to the other side (having the opportunity to be reunited with her mother). It takes a while for the storm to pass, and she, the zombies, and even the Judge all fade away. The community cleans up after Norman and hails him as a hero.
The story concludes with Norman watching a horror film with his family, which includes the spirit of his grandmother, who has come to accept Norman for who he truly is.
ParaNorman 2: The Casts
The excellent ensemble that has been recruited for ParaNorman has played a significant role in the film’s success. Affleck portrays Mitch, while Kodi Smit-McPhee plays Norman Babcock, Tucker Albrizzi portrays Nel, and Anna Kendrick portrays Courtney. Christopher Mintz-Plasse portrays Alvin, and Casey Affleck portrays Casey Affleck.
Additionally, Leslie Mann and Jeff Garlin (who portray Sandra and Perry Babcock, respectively) as well as John Goodman (who plays Mr. Prenderghast), as well as a number of other actors and actresses, are featured in the picture.
While a sequel to ParaNorman is highly doubtful, the first film is still available to stream on Netflix for anyone who wants to check it out. Aside from that, it may be purchased or rented on Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, iTunes, and Google Play.