Tim Burton Considering ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel

The director also believes Michael Keaton would reprise his title role for a sequel written by Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg.
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Tim Burton Considering ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel

Tim Burton is considering directing a second Beetlejuice movieBack in October, Beetlejuice 2 screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith said that he had the blessing of original Beetlejuice director Tim Burton. Today we have news that Tim Burton may come back to direct Beetlejuice 2. Here's what the filmmaker had to say, when asked if he was considering Beetlejuice 2.

"Yes. I love that character, and Michael (Keaton) is so great in it. I always think about how great and fun that character was, so I just said to (writer) Seth (Grahame-Smith), 'If you have some idea about it, go for it, and then I'll look at it freshly.' In the past, I tried some things, but that was way back when. He seemed really excited about it. I told him to try some stuff, but he hasn't come back to me yet. Michael was so great in it. I'm sure he'd strangely tap right back into it."

Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg came on board to write Beetlejuice 2 back in September. The project is still in early stages of development, but the prospect of getting Tim Burton and Michael Keaton to reunite for the sequel is quite intriguing.

Beetlejuice 2 is in development .

Sources:MTV

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  • Ashton-Culbert • 3 years ago

    Brilliant! Let's see Music By Danny Elfman..Check, Helen Bohnam Carter in a major role..Check, Johnny Depp somehow will be in it?...Check...every goth and wannabe dark teen ruining it by wearing shirts and listening to the music and crowding the thearthers saying Tim Burton and Danny Elfman are the s***..Check...cant wait!!

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    • Alan-Solares • 4 years ago

      Enuff maybe's! Give us information when the movie is official.

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      • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

        @movie-nut

        You're welcome.

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        • movie-nut • 4 years ago

          @themoviefanatic Excellent point, I hadn't quite thought of that. I just fear for the overall quality of a sequel of a movie that came out so long ago. Of course, I loved Tron: Legacy, so some hope is reserved for this. But very little.

          Thank you for the polite conversation!

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          • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

            @movie-nut

            Why are you comparing those movies ? The reason for that is because when you watch Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows, you're thinking about the first Sherlock Holmes movie. That can automatically make anyone think differently about it then the original movie. That's why when i watch sequels to movies, i don't think or try to remember the previous ones, i just watch the movie and enjoy it for what it is. Then when the movie is over i compare them and decide, which one i thought was better then the other one, or in other words which one i liked more then the other one.

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            • movie-nut • 4 years ago

              @themoviefanatic Well, I'll use Sherlock Holmes as an example again. In the first Holmes, the slo-mo analysis of the fight scenes was fresh, original, and fun. In Game of Shadows, however, I felt it really only worked the last time, at the end of the movie. The same goes here, but EVERYTHING in Beetlejuice was fun and fresh. And knowing Burton's recent film history (I'm looking at Alice in Wonderland), this just wouldn't be as good anyway.

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              • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

                @movie-nut

                What do you mean by "making it feel gimmicky" ?

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                • movie-nut • 4 years ago

                  @themoviefanatic Because a sequel would ruin the fun and make it feel gimmicky. It's actually one of the small gripes I had about Sherlock Holmes 2.

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                  • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

                    @2movieguys

                    No, it's just a sequel to Beetlejuice 24 years later.

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                    • 2movieguys • 4 years ago

                      A Sequel to 'Sequel' to 'Beetlejuice' 24 years laters!?.

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                      • Salemwolf711 • 4 years ago

                        no!

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                        • ROFLitschristian • 4 years ago

                          Chances of a good sequel: 0 to 1. There's no way we'll manage to get back everything and everyone from the first. Even if we did, there's the chance this would be awful. I oppose. Leave me with my beloved original copy.

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                          • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

                            @movie-nut

                            If Beetlejuice is so much fun, then why woudln't you want a sequel ?

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                            • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 4 years ago

                              Let's hope this one doesn't follow through. I'm so sick of horrible, rehashed movies.

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                              • movie-nut • 4 years ago

                                ...Why? Beetlejuice is so much fun! We don't need a sequel!

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                                • gandoff • 4 years ago

                                  I would love to see this. I wonder how it will be done though, considering Beetlejuice was the villain in the movie, but "hero" in the long running animated tv show....

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                                  • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

                                    @SherlockHolmes2009

                                    Well said. That's very true. I cannot see anyone else playing that role, but Michael Keaton playing it.

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                                    • themoviefanatic • 4 years ago

                                      @felipe-11

                                      Johnny Depp doesn't really seem like the right choice for that role.

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                                      • SherlockHolmes2009 • 4 years ago

                                        If Keaton dont come back its gonna be sh*t. No one can top what Keaton did with Beetlejuice

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                                        • felipe-11 • 4 years ago

                                          Surprised he doesn't want to replace Keaton with Johnny Depp.

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