Examples of prequel in a Sentence
His next film will be a prequel to last year's hit movie.
Recent Examples of prequel from the Web
Martin is also heavily involved in HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel projects in development (of which four have been confirmed by the network).
Agents of Mayhem is a pseudo-sequel/reboot/spinoff/prequel to Saints Row (and subsequently Red Faction—all three series are connected in subtle and not-so-subtle ways), but only diehard fans will likely notice it.
SPACE ODDITY VF.com’s Laura Bradley e-mails: At long last, David Bowie made his first appearance on Twin Peaks: The Return as Phillip Jeffries, his character from the Twin Peaks prequel movie Fire Walk with Me.
Talk about prequels, reunions and revivals has basically been non-stop since the films concluded, but of course, none had yet been from a Lionsgate CEO.
But now his origin story will be explored fully in Young Sheldon, this fall's spinoff prequel which picks up with a 9-year-old Sheldon attending high school in East Texas.
Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige dropped a few new details about the upcoming Captain Marvel movie starring Brie Larson at San Diego Comic-Con, including the fact that the film will be a prequel to the original Iron Man and take place in the 1990s.
Potterworld fully sprang back into action in 2016 with the release of a sequel play (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and prequel movie (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them).
Unfortunately, this limited-series prequel isn't likely to be remembered as well as the original.
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Origin and Etymology of prequel
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
PREQUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prequel for English Language Learners
: a movie, book, etc., that tells the part of a story that happened before the story in another movie, book, etc.
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