When is Coraline 2 Coming Out? [2023 Update]

Coraline is a popular stop-motion animated movie that premiered in 2009. Ever since then, the film has captivated audiences because of its eerie animation and gripping plotline.

The animated film is based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name. The Dark fantasy animated film is a fascinating story about a child who is stuck in an alternative world. However, by the time, the child understands the reality of the horrible secret, the plot turns sinister.

While fans have anticipated the sequel, there has been no official announcement regarding Coraline 2. Here’s what we know so far.

Is There Going to Be a Coraline 2?

As of 2023, there is no confirmation regarding Coraline 2. There hasn’t been any confirmation regarding the second movie. Most of the rumors, and release dates that you will find online are fake.

Neil Gaiman has confirmed several times on Twitter that the rumors regarding Coraline 2 are not true. 

Coraline 2 official statement

He also said that he was waiting for a story as good or even better than the first movie before making a sequel. According to him, the first movie was massively popular, and he doesn’t want to ruin the legacy by making a sequel that is subpar in quality just to please the fans.

Coraline 2 neil gaiman statement

Even though Coraline 2 seems to be a profitable choice, Neil Gaiman does not want to risk his reputation as an author and disappoints his fans. So, according to the statement from the author, there is no sequel right now.

Coraline 2 Release Date


There is no official announcement regarding Coraline 2 release date or return. Renewal of the movie is still pending, with strong chances of not returning.

The author of the book on which the movie is based on, has denied the second part and says making a sequel will not make any sense. There have been rumors and trailers for the sequel of Coraline in the past, but they have all been fan-made and fake. There is no official statement regarding the Coraline sequel from Neil Gaiman or Laika Studios.

There have been a lot of rumors that the release date of Coraline 2 is November 2023. But I have to disappoint you that it’s not happening. The author is busy with other works and does not want to make a sequel just to please fans that is not as good as the first movie.

Coraline 2 Trailer 

As of today, there is no official trailer for Coraline 2. The sequel of the animated movie is not confirmed so there is no trailer. There is no official announcement, release date, or trailer regarding Coraline 2.

All we can do right now is wait for Neil Gaiman to come up with a story that is as good as the original for the sequel to be made. Till then, you can watch other similar movies like Corpse Bride, Beetlejuice, and Hotel Transylvania.

Why is Coraline so popular?

Coraline movie is an absolute stunner with brilliant execution. The attention to detail in the movie when it comes to animation is unlike any other stop-motion film. If we talk about the story, it’s a perfect mix of childlike and ominous.

The story of Coraline became popular because it resonated with everyone. The characters were relatable and it perfectly captured the theme of a child who sometimes wants to escape in the fantasy land. It tells us about appreciating what you have and finding yourself.

The story is about bravery and most importantly being brave even when you are most afraid. Coraline was able to see the reality of the alternative world and escape it using her wits.

It was a massive hit in 2009 and years later, even today fans are asking for a sequel because Coraline was a masterpiece.

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Is Coraline 2 coming out in 2023?

While fans have eagerly anticipated the sequel, there has been no official announcement regarding Coraline 2.

Why is there no Coraline 2?

In 2021, a fan asked Neil Gaiman for a sequel, which he declined saying that he felt that whatever story he can conjure up for a sequel would not be as good or better than the original.

When is Coraline 2 coming out on Netflix?

There has been no announcement regarding Coraline 2. Neil Gaiman has declined all the rumors regarding a sequel, so we don’t know whether the movie will make it to Netflix for now.


Despite the demand from fans and various rumors spread online, there is no official announcement regarding Coraline 2.

The author of the movie, Neil Gaiman has declined all the rumors saying that there is no sequel to the movie in the making. He said making a sequel would not do justice to the movie if it is not as good as the first film.

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