Beetlejuice 2 – Cast, Release Date, and Everything You Need to Know

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By Black Widow

After over three decades, Beetlejuice 2 is finally on its way, set to release in theaters on September 6, 2024. However, the film faced delays due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike, impacting its production schedule.

Tim Burton’s Return to Beetlejuice

Director Tim Burton, who helmed the original Beetlejuice, returns to direct this long-awaited sequel. Burton expressed his desire to work on the project for years, and now, he’s back to bring the beloved characters to life once more.

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Jenna Ortega’s Role in Beetlejuice 2

Jenna Ortega, known for her role in The Addams Family, is confirmed to join the Beetlejuice sequel. She’ll play the daughter of Winona Ryder’s character, Lydia Deetz, from the first film. Ortega’s presence adds a new dimension to the story, following in her mother’s footsteps.

Confirmed Cast and Speculations

The cast of Beetlejuice 2 boasts returning stars such as Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice, Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz, and Catherine O’Hara as Delia Deetz. Additionally, Monica Bellucci appears as Betelgeuse’s wife, Justin Theroux in an undisclosed role, and Willem Dafoe as a mysterious law enforcement officer of the afterlife.

What to Expect in Beetlejuice 2’s Plot

Specifics about the plot are under wraps, but it’s likely to follow Lydia and her daughter as they navigate encounters with Beetlejuice and the spirit world. The story might pick up years later, exploring how the Deetz family has coped with the paranormal world.

Beetlejuice’s situation in the Neitherrealm, despite being nine millionth in line, will likely play a crucial role. It’s possible that he returns to haunt the Deetz family, with Willem Dafoe’s enigmatic lawman pursuing him.

Is There a Beetlejuice 2 Trailer Yet?

While a Beetlejuice 2 trailer hasn’t been released, one is expected soon. With the film set to premiere in September 2024, there’s likely enough footage for a trailer. Fans should keep an eye out, as it could drop alongside WB’s upcoming major releases, such as Wonka, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, or Furiosa.

Beetlejuice 2 promises to rekindle the spooky charm of the original, bringing beloved characters back to the big screen for a new adventure.

Stay tuned for updates and the eagerly anticipated trailer release.