Warner Bros. has unveiled the highly anticipated first poster for “Beetlejuice 2,” now officially titled “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice,” and it’s causing quite a stir among fans of the beloved ghostly character. Directed by the visionary Tim Burton, the sequel promises to transport audiences back to the quirky and eerie world of Beetlejuice, with Michael Keaton reprising his iconic role as the mischievous specter. Set to hit theaters later this year, the announcement has sparked excitement and speculation about what new adventures Beetlejuice will embark on.
The poster itself is a clever nod to the original film, featuring Beetlejuice’s hand holding the release date – September 6. This playful reference harks back to the memorable scene in the first movie where Beetlejuice receives a long help desk number in the afterlife. Alongside Keaton, the sequel will feature performances from Winona Ryder, Jenna Ortega, and Catherine O’Hara, adding to the anticipation surrounding the project.
While plot details for “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” are being kept under wraps, fans can expect the same offbeat humor and surreal charm that made the original film a cult classic. With Burton at the helm and Keaton reprising his role, the sequel promises to deliver another dose of spooky fun that will appeal to both longtime fans and newcomers alike.
Production for “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” faced some challenges last summer due to strikes organized by industry guilds. However, after negotiations, filming resumed and wrapped up by Thanksgiving, paving the way for the film’s marketing campaign to kick into high gear ahead of its release.
Keaton’s return to the role of Beetlejuice comes after his recent appearances in other high-profile projects like “The Flash” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” further solidifying his status as a versatile and accomplished actor.
In the original film, Beetlejuice’s antics caused chaos for both the living and the dead, and fans are eager to see what new mischief he’ll get up to in the sequel. With reunions with familiar characters like Lydia and Delia Deetz teased, “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” promises to be a thrilling and entertaining ride for audiences when it hits theaters on September 6, 2024.