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"Beetlejuice 2" Gets a New Writer

Beetlejuice, an iconic movie from 1988 may see light again in the 21st century, but in the form of a sequel. Tim Burton and Michael Keaton haven't worked together in the last 25 years (up until the recent collaboration of Disney's live-action version of Dumbo), but supposedly the two haven't dropped the thought of collaborating on the sequel. This might not be the first time in recent years where you heard of the potential sequel to the cult classic. Back in 2012, a writer by the name of Seth Grahame-Smith wrote a sequel script and pitched it to Burton. Back in 2012, it got green-lit by Burton, who then was speaking to Keaton and Winona Ryder about their returns to the franchise. For some reason, it just fizzled out. Burton told the Collider in 2016 that,

"This is the thing, it’s something that I’m interested in, but there’s so many stories [online], dumping Michael Keaton for Johnny Depp and this or that, and I’ve talked to these people and they didn’t wanna hear this so they just made up a story. But the fact of it is I have talked to Michael and I have talked to Winona, I’ve talked to a few p