Movie News

Michael Keaton will return as Beetlejuice!

Michael Keaton will return as Beetlejuice!
Caffeinated Clint

When it was announced a few weeks back, the “Beetlejuice” reboot/sequel came complete with an impenetrable seal that would seemingly be ripped off for the curious closer to production. Thankfully, atleast one of the secrets locked inside has been revealed – and it’s a smile-evoker.

In a piece over at EW discussing their upcoming projects, David Katzen­berg and Seth Grahame-Smith, the writing/producing duo behind Katz­Smith Productions, confirmed that Michael Keaton will be back as Beetlejuice in the film – which won’t (prepare to wipe the sweat from the brow) be a remake, but a follow-up to the 1988 hit.

The duo, who are have ”Alive in Necropolis”, based on a supernatural crime novel by Doug Dorst, and the ‘Weird Science’-esque “From Mia With Love”, among others in the works, say they only wanted to get involved in the project if Tim Burton was all for it and Michael Keaton’s Beetlejuice would be the main headline act.

DK: We’re not remaking Beetlejuice. People have been very angry about that.
SGS: When Warner Bros. came to us about it, we said the only way we’d do it if we got Tim [Burton’s] blessing and involvement, and we got that, and the star of the movie has to be Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice, and it’s a true continuation 26 years later. Not just throwing him in as a cameo going, “Hey, it’s me. I endorse this movie.” We’re not there yet [with Keaton] because we don’t have a film to present to him.

Geena Davis is also keen, guys; if you can find a way to shave a few years off of her, you might want to slot her in there somewhere too. Spoken like a true purist. Heck, Jeffrey Jones could probably get leave from his stinky cell for a quick day’s work?

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
Caffeinated Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News


Red Band Trailer: American Ultra

Ashleigh DaviesMay 29, 2015

Schwarzenegger’s Maggie going DTV downunder

Caffeinated ClintMay 29, 2015

Watch the first 8 minutes of Aloha

Editorial StaffMay 29, 2015

Paramount developing Beyblade movie

Editorial StaffMay 29, 2015
attends Broadways "Cinderella" Cast Photo Call at the Broadway Theatre on September 3, 2014 in New York City.

Kiki Palmer gets doused in Grease

Editorial StaffMay 29, 2015

Shadowhunters finds it’s Starkweather

Editorial StaffMay 29, 2015

MH scoop confirmed : Loughlin a lock for Full House sequel

Caffeinated ClintMay 29, 2015
will forte

Forte for Keanu comedy, Novak digs into McDonald’s movie

Caffeinated ClintMay 29, 2015

Wright for Lifeboat, Reitman for Beekle

Caffeinated ClintMay 29, 2015