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‘Beetlejuice 2’ is Happening with Michael Keaton & Winona Ryder – Release Date Confirmed

'Beetlejuice 2' is Happening with Michael Keaton & Winona Ryder - Release Date Confirmed

Get ready to say his name three times because Beetlejuice is coming back to haunt movie theaters next year! Warner Bros. has just announced that “Beetlejuice 2” will be released on September 6, 2024, alongside Marvel’s “Blade” starring Mahershala Ali. This sequel follows the original 1988 film that featured Michael Keaton as the iconic poltergeist, Beetlejuice and Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz.

The upcoming movie will see the return of both actors, with Jenna Ortega, the star of the upcoming “Wednesday” series joining the cast as the daughter of Ryder’s character. Justin Theroux is also set to appear in an undisclosed role. Production for the movie is set to begin in London on May 10 and Brad Pitt’s Plan B will be producing the film.

Get ready to be spooked again! Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice 2 is finally happening with Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder returning to the big screen

Little is known about the plot of the upcoming movie, but fans are eagerly anticipating its release. The first film grossed almost $75 million and inspired a Tony-nominated stage musical, which had a successful four-year run on Broadway despite being interrupted by the pandemic.

The Labor Day weekend release of “Beetlejuice 2” seems promising for Warner Bros., as they have fielded hits over the years with “It” and “It: Chapter 2” as well as “The Nun” during this weekend. The release date also gives fans ample time to rewatch the original and brush up on their knowledge of the mischievous ghost.

The screenplay for the upcoming movie is written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, who previously worked with Tim Burton on the “Wednesday” series. Speaking of the filmmaker, Burton is returning to direct the sequel and fans couldn’t be more thrilled to see what kind of twisted and whimsical world he’ll bring to life on screen.

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All in all, the news of “Beetlejuice 2” is exciting for fans of the original and new viewers alike. With a talented cast, a proven director and an interesting Labor Day weekend release date, we can’t wait to see what kind of spooky shenanigans Beetlejuice will get up to this time around!

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