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Kimberly J. Brown was a fixture in early DCOMs. From Quints to Halloweentown, she was always lovable, totally relatable, and absolutely seemed like somebody you could hang out with. We came to love her as Marnie Piper, badass little witch coming into her powers and saving the world over and over again, and we’re still a bit heartbroken that she was re-cast in Return to Halloweentown.

No disrespect to Sara Paxton who replaced her, but we’re pretty loyal to the original. With Halloweentown becoming popular again as it tends to do around its titular holiday, Seventeen sat down with Kimberly J. Brown to talk Halloweentown, and we looooove getting this inside scoop.

Bonus: she also clued us in on who she thinks Marnie would’ve ended up with, which is something we’re obvi dying to know.

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To build up the suspense to the ultimate reveal though, let’s talk about something we mentioned at the beginning — the controversial recasting of Marnie Piper in the most recent installment of the franchise. Kimberly J. Brown is incredibly considerate and level-headed about it, especially considering she is personally a big fan of the series.

She explained,

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Now, down to the good stuff. There was Kal, son of Kalabar, and all-around bad news who supposedly still has a thing for Marnie. There was Luke, who’s now a total babe FYI, but he and Marnie never reeeeally had a thing. And then, of course, there’s Cody. Sweet, sweet Cody.

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So there you have it, folks. Luke and Cody are going to have to have a magical fight to the death for Marnie’s heart. (That’s what she said… right?)