By: NAZIA AKHTAR
Beetlejuice returns to cinemas next year whether you repeat his name three times or not.
Warner Bros. will release "Beetlejuice 2" on Sept. 6, 2024.
It premieres with Marvel's "Blade," starring Mahershala Ali. In the next weeks, there's nothing scheduled. Warner Bros.
has had Labor Day smashes with "It," "It: Chapter 2," and "The Nun."
Tim Burton is returning with Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice and Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz for a poltergeist sequel.
Wednesday" actor Jenna Ortega plays Ryder's daughter, while Justin Theroux plays an unspecified part. London production begins May 10.
Brad Pitt's Plan B produces "Beetlejuice 2." Burton's "Wednesday" screenwriters Alfred Gough and Miles Millar wrote it.
In the first film, a recently departed married couple (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) are infuriated by the new family (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones, and Ryder).
"Beetlejuice" made $74.7 million and spawned a Tony-nominated musical. The epidemic ended the show's four-year Broadway run in January.