See Michael Keaton, Jenna Ortega in ‘Beetlejuice Beetlejuice’ Trailer

It’s showtime! In an official trailer of Tim Burton‘s Beetlejuice Beetlejuice launched Thursday, Michael Keaton returns because the undead bogeyman in a sequel to the 1988 movie. Winona Ryder (Stranger Issues, Little Ladies) and Catherine O’Hara (Schitt‘s Creek, Corpse Bride) reprise their roles as Lydia Deetz and Delia Deetz, respectively, with Jenna Ortega (Wednesday, Scream VI) starring as Lydia’s rebellious daughter, Astrid.

When three generations of the Deetz household return dwelling to Winter River, following a household tragedy, Lydia (Ryder) stays haunted by Beetlejuice’s manic aura. Quickly Lydia’s teenage daughter, Astrid (Ortega), uncovers a mannequin of the spooked city upstairs, and a portal to the afterlife opens. Unsurprisingly, one resident says Beetlejuice’s dreadful title thrice and unleashes the crazed demon. Within the two-minute trailer, as Lydia recollects Beetlejuice’s terrifying reign and his makes an attempt to marry her, Astrid dismisses her woes and sarcastically calls his title.

“The Juice is Unfastened,” Beetlejuice says later within the trailer.

The 1988 comedy horror, regardless of harsh evaluations, grossed $32 million in its first two weeks, and Burton informed Rolling Stone across the first launch that the unhealthy press made him extra excited for film followers, like himself to see it.


“The issues that curiosity me essentially the most are the issues that probably gained’t work,” Burton stated. “On Beetlejuice, I may inform day by day what was gonna work and what wasn’t. And that was very invigorating. Particularly if you’re doing one thing this excessive. Lots of people have ragged on the story of Beetlejuice, however once I learn it, I assumed, ‘Wow! That is kind of attention-grabbing. It’s very random. It doesn’t observe what I might contemplate the Spielberg story construction.’ I suppose I’ve to look at it extra, as a result of I’m intrigued by issues which are perverse. Like, I used to be intrigued that there was no story.”

In Beetlejuice Beetlejuice, new forged members embrace Justin Theroux (Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Final Jedi, The Leftovers), Monica Bellucci (Spectre, The Matrix movies), Arthur Conti (Home of the Dragon), and Willem Dafoe (Poor Issues, At Eternity’s Gate). The comedy horror releases nationwide Sept. 6, and internationally starting Sept. 4.