Beetlejuice 2: The long road to a long-awaited sequel

How is Beetlejuice finally returning from the dead after years of failed efforts?

Jenna Ortega at Wednesday premiere
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It's showtime!

A sequel to Tim Burton's classic 1988 film Beetlejuice, which starred Michael Keaton as a ghost who is summoned when his name is uttered three times, is officially on the way. Keaton is reportedly returning for the movie, which is set to hit theaters over 35 years after the original, à la Top Gun: Maverick.

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