Typically in Hollywood, lots of buzz can merely will a venture into existence, like when Netflix determined to truly make a film primarily based on a meme of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o sitting subsequent to one another and searching superior. The identical factor nearly occurred for a Beetlejuice sequel just a few years in the past, with Tim Burton, Winona Ryder, and Geena Davis all saying that they’d not solely be up for a sequel, however sequel was undoubtedly going to occur. Simply as followers have been finding out their Handbook For The Not too long ago Deceased and studying elaborate dance routines to “Soar In The Line,” although, unique star Michael Keaton arrived to sprint everybody’s hopes by saying “it’s attainable that ship has sailed.”
That was final July, however Beetlejuice himself is famously exhausting to eliminate. You by no means know whenever you’re going to seize a snake-like bannister or have a look at a bizarre sculpture solely to all of the sudden be attacked by a ghost in a striped go well with. Warner Bros. is outwardly studying that now, as Deadline is reporting that the studio has simply employed author Mike Vukadinovich to place collectively a brand new draft of the Beetlejuice 2 script. Burton and Keaton aren’t formally connected but (and neither are Ryder, Davis, and Alec Baldwin, for that matter), however Deadline believes they’re all nonetheless keen to leap again into this bizarre world.
As for Vukadinovich, he has reportedly written for Hulu’s Runaways present and he wrote the script for Peter Dinklage’s Rememory—a fantastic film with an terrible title. Seth Grahame-Smith, who wrote a earlier draft, is on board as a producer.