It is a sequel to the popular fantastic comedy “Beetlejuice” by Tim Burton released in 1988. For a long time there were only rumors about work on the film, but in December 2014 the director confirmed that the project was launched. In the topic below, you will find details on the film including Beetlejuice 2 movie trailer 2018.
Cast and crew
The script for the sequel, in which, in addition to Beetlejuice and the main characters of the first film, the cousin Beetle Bernie appears, was written by S. Grahame-Smith, known for such films as “Dark Shadows.” Work on the script began in 2012. In parallel, Graham-Smith wrote a script for the LEGO film about Batman, produced a film by Stephen King, and prepared for a director’s debut.
After the success of his latest work in the film “Birdman,” the main character of the original film Michael Keaton confirmed his interest in play in the sequel. It is also proved by Beetlejuice 2 teaser trailer. You can see him there, he plays a ghost – a specialist in frightening ordinary mortals.
Ryder also confirmed her participation. At that time, the participation of A. Baldwin and G. Davis, who played young spouses, is in doubt.
- The first film received an Oscar for make-up and grossed more than $73 million with $15 million budget.
- The original already had a sequel in the form of a cartoon series. The 4 seasons of the series were broadcast on ABC and Fox from September 1989 to December 1992.
- In 1990, Burton offered J. Gems write a script for a sequel where the action takes place in Hawaii, where the head of the family is building a resort hotel when it is discovered that the territory used to be occupied by a cemetery.
- Impressed by the work of D. Waters in 1991, Burton invited him to write a new version of the script. However, in the end, Waters took up the “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.” In 1993, producer D. Geffen invited comedic writer P. Norris to finish the script. In 1996 the studio Warner Bros. offered the work to K. Smith but he preferred to work on the film about Superman.
According to new Beetlejuice 2 official trailer 2018, the movie promises to be good and interesting.
The movie will be released in 2018.