Because everything in Hollywood gets a sequel now, more people have already been wondering these past years whether the famous movie, Beetlejuice, will finally get a second installment. Directed by Tim Burton, people would not generally think that the phenomenal 1988 movie would ever have a sequel, but when Dark Shadows was rebooted, well, it seemed that anything is possible now. In fact, Burton had already met up with the screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and advised the writer to write a script and they would see where to go from there. However, a few years have already passed and the rumors on the Beetlejuice sequel is still a rumor. In addition, there aren’t any news yet if Tim Burton has finally agreed to direct the film.
In a recent interview with Tim Burton for his latest film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the director made some clarifications regarding the sequel of Beetlejuice and debunking some of the rumors circulating around.
According to the director, he is extremely interested in the doing the film but some people just kept on fabricating stories. The truth is, the director had already talked with Michael Keaton and Winona, and they all agreed that should the sequel be made, it has to be at the right time and under the right circumstances. Moreover, he emphasized that Beetlejuice is really not the type of movie that requires to have a sequel, though it would be great if another movie would come out. Thus, at the moment, there’s nothing solid yet concerning the sequel of Beetlejuice.
Thus, in summary, Beetlejuice is not in the works yet, and it is possible that it would not be made at all. However, at present, it seems that Burton is slated to direct a live-action of Dumbo for Disney, indicating that having the right circumstances for the creation of Beetlejuice 2 in the near future is slim.
Nevertheless, fans of the movie should not stop hoping because the Beetlejuice sequel might still have a chance.