BEETLEJUICE BEETLEJUICE Leaked Plot Synopsis Finally Reveals Some Story Details

BEETLEJUICE BEETLEJUICE Leaked Plot Synopsis Finally Reveals Some Story Details BEETLEJUICE BEETLEJUICE Leaked Plot Synopsis Finally Reveals Some Story Details

A leaked synopsis for Tim Burton's Beetlejuice sequel has been shared online, giving us a much better idea of what to expect from the Ghost With the Most's return...

By MarkCassidy - Feb 23, 2024 11:02 AM EST
Filed Under: Movies

Warner Bros. recently unveiled the first poster for Tim Burton's Beetlejuice sequel (now officially titled Beetlejuice Beetlejuice), and a plot synopsis has now been shared online ahead of the teaser trailer, which is expected to arrive sometime next month.

The brief story outline confirms a few things fans had already surmised from the various set photos, revealing that the mischievous Bio-Exorcist (Michael Keaton) will once again attempt to force Lydia Deetz (Winona Ryder) to marry him so he can return to the land of the living for good.

"After an unexpected family tragedy, three generations of the Deetz family return to the small Vermont town of Winter River. Paranormal empath, Lydia Deetz, begins to see the lecherous demon Beetlejuice, who haunted her as a teenager. His plans to finally marry Lydia are given extra urgency when his dead wife comes to life and begins to stalk the Afterlife hunting for him. Meanwhile, Lydia’s teenage daughter embarks on a romance with a local teen."

Keaton spoke about returning as the Ghost With the Most in a recent interview with Empire.

"Beetlejuice is the most f--kin’ fun you can have working. It’s so fun, it’s so great. And you know what it is? We’re doing it exactly like we did the first movie," he says. "There’s a woman in the great waiting room for the afterlife literally with a fishing line – I want people to know this because I love it – tugging on the tail of a cat to make it move."

"[Burton] and I were talking about it years and years ago, never telling anybody," he continued. "I said, ‘if it happens, first of all, we’ve both said we’re doing it many times. We both agreed, if it happens, it has to be done as close to the way we made it the first time. Making stuff up, making stuff happen, improvising and riffing, but literally handmade stuff like people creating things with their hands and building something. F--kin’ great. It’s the most fun I’ve had working on a movie in I can’t tell you how long."

Catherine O'Hara is also set to reprise her role as Lydia's mother, Delia Deetz. Other new cast members include Monica Bellucci as Betelgeuse's wife, Willem Dafoe as an afterlife cop, and Justin Theroux in an undisclosed role.

Wednesday creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar penned the script.

Beetlejuice 2 is set to release in theaters on Sept. 6, 2024.

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