Wednesday’s Jenna Ortega May Star In Beetlejuice 2

Wednesday solemnly plays her cello while a fire rages beside her.

Picture: Netflix

We’ve heard a number of issues a few sequel to Tim Burton’s beloved 1988 film Beetlejuice, with most of it being some variation of “not taking place.” Even Burton himself mentioned he doubted the movie would ever get made nack in 2019, and former scriptwriter Seth Grahame-Smith mentioned he was completed with the mission in 2021. However now The Hollywood Reporter is reporting (from Hollywood) that not solely is Beetlejuice 2 again on, Wednesday star Jenna Ortega could be on board as nicely.

Sources inform THR that Burton is ready to direct, Michael Keaton will return because the titular ghost, and Ortega would doubtless play the daughter of unique film star Winona Ryder’s character Lydia Deetz. If she takes the half, it might presumably be the second goth lady she’s performed for Burton, who additionally produced the Wednesday TV collection for Netflix.

Now, earlier than you get excited, simply… don’t. This film has, considerably appropriately, been caught in improvement hell for years, and casting a lead position isn’t any assure Beetlejuice 2 will lastly get made. THR says the film doesn’t have a agency manufacturing time or perhaps a finances for the time being, and we additionally don’t know what’s up with the script, both. However then once more, additionally appropriately sufficient, this sequel refuses to relaxation in peace…

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