'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' X-Mas Special Announced by Netflix
12/05/2018 09:24 am EST
Merry Christmas a little early, witches! Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is getting a special episode just in time the holidays.
Announced today, the special episode entitled "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale" will debut on the streaming service December 14th. Series creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa shared the exciting news on his Twitter account today.
"Praise Satan! I mean, Praise Santa! @sabrinanetflix has an X-mas Special dropping on 12/14!! I love this episode of @CAOS!" Aguirre-Sacasa wrote with quite a few emojis indicating both witchy things and holiday shenanigans.
Now, fans may be wondering why Sabrina would be having a "Christmas" episode considering the whole worship of the Dark Lord thing, but as the official synopsis for the episode notes, even The Church of Night gets into the holiday spirit. After all, the Winter Solstice is in December, too. Check out the synopsis below.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The Church of Night, like all covens, celebrates the Winter Solstice - the longest night of the year - when families gather around the Yule Fire to sing pagan carols and tell ghost stories. But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors - both welcome and unwelcome - you never know what might come down the chimney...
That bit about the chimney seems a little ominous, but no matter what the holiday has in store for everyone's favorite teen witch it certainly sounds like fans can expect to see more of Sabrina with her aunts, Zelda (Miranda Otto) and Hilda (Lucy Davis). It's a relationship that series star Kiernan Shipka spoke about as well as her own relationship with Otto and Davis during a recent visit to the set of the series.
"It's one of those things where you know you're on a really fun show when you look forward to the waiting in between set-ups, as much as you do the actual filming, because you enjoy the conversation with the people so much," Shipka said. "Lucy and Miranda are both such wonderful human beings. Such fun, amazing, badass women. I feel really lucky to have developed friendships with both of them....We are a lot different than our characters in real life, but we do also have similarities. I think, at least for me, I try to bring some of myself into whatever character I'm playing."
"The camaraderie that we have and the energy on set, especially when we get into filming, most of the time, we're on the same page, which feels really good as an actor to go into a scene and feel like you're just in it together," Shipka continued. "Day one, they came in, and they were those characters. It's been so solid and consistent throughout the season. It's amazing to watch."
Are you excited for a holiday episode of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina? Let us know in the comments!
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is now streaming on Netflix. "A Midwinter's Tale" will debut December 14th.
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