Elfman Excited About “Beetlejuice 2” Return

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After galore years of rumors, a “Beetlejuice” sequel appears to beryllium yet becoming a existent thing, pinch Warner Bros. Pictures confirming astatine CinemaCon nan different week that “Beetlejuice 2” is connected their slate.

Now, nan original film’s composer Danny Elfman has talked a spot astir nan sequel and from his comments, it would bespeak not only is it happening, but it’s besides happening soon.

Speaking pinch Deadline, Elfman says he expects nan movie to commencement shooting successful nan adjacent mates of months and erstwhile it does he’ll beryllium “a alert connected nan wall” during filming arsenic he loves hanging retired connected a group and it is “very exciting, to return to that world”.

This would look to corroborate reports from backmost successful March that indicated Tim Burton would nonstop and Michael Keaton would return arsenic nan characteristic pinch a movie sprout eyeing a precocious May/early June commencement successful London. Whether that day will still clasp pinch nan ongoing writer’s onslaught remains to beryllium seen.

Elfman besides revealed that personification precocious asked him, “Really, aft each these years? Michael Keaton?,” to which he responded:

“I said, ‘He’s not moreover going to look that overmuch different. That’s nan beauty of nan Beetlejuice makeup. He already looked for illustration he was 150 successful nan first one.’ It’s perfect, you know? Everybody other has to play nan adjacent generation, isolated from for Michael. I mean, he’s still for illustration really fresh and really progressive and really connected it. And pinch nan Beetlejuice makeup, I can’t moreover ideate it’s going to look for illustration he’s changed practically astatine all. So, I can’t hold for that.”

Jenna Ortega has besides been rumored for nan project, whilst it’s not clear if immoderate different stars from nan original will travel back. Burton is expected to helm from a book by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar aft nan trio’s caller occurrence pinch Netflix’s “Wednesday” series.