there were reports about Beetlejuice 2 happens and doesn’t happen for years. Tim Burton and Michael Keaton They always seemed open to a sequel, but the project never really got off the ground, but it came close a few times!

Well, now it looks like the long-awaited sequel is happening! Ankler insider Jeff Sneider reports that the sequel is “finally ready,” with Burton reuniting as director and Keaton returning to reprise his role as “bio-exorcist” Betelgeuse.

Not everyone, thank you! Winona Ryder Lydia is said to return as Deetz and Catherine O’Hara Returning as his stepmother, Delia Deetz. Yes, of course! and Jenna Ortega (wednesdayAlso reportedly starring as Lydia’s daughter!

Snyder said: “I’m told that Jenna Ortega has at least been offered the role of Lydia Dietz’s daughter in BEETLEJUICE 2, which will finally join Burton, Keaton, O’Hara and Ryder. That’s what they say on the street…”.

Plan B produces the film and is interviewed Submission deadline; termination period last year, Burton was asked about the sequel, and he said, “I only know I’m going to make a movie when I’m on the set. I try to go back to the roots of everything. It comes from a seed. ra will grow. I’m working on ideas and stuff, but it’s all very early days. We’ll determine what happens. How come there’s no answer?”

When he asked a few years ago about the sequel and what was happening with it, he said, “Nothing, nothing,” and when asked if he thought anything would ever happen with it, he replied, “I don’t know. . I doubt it.”

But, now that we’re here, it looks like it’s actually happening! Speaking about the sequel, one of the original screenwriters previously said, “The bottom line is that Tim Burton and Michael Keaton don’t think about the movie. Beetlejuice sequel, unless it somehow captures the energy of the first film. And it’s not easy. Beetlejuice indeed lightning struck in a bottle. But since 1988, to everyone’s surprise, there have been discussions. And in terms of (the planned sequel). Beetlejuice goes to Hawaii, wiser heads prevailed. Thank God there is a level of honesty here.’

We hope the creative team came up with a great and fun story to tell with these characters! Are you happy about it?