‘Beetlejuice 2’ Trailer: Michael Keaton, Jenna Ortega and Winona Ryder Resurrect Tim Burton’s Iconic Ghost With the Most

After 36 years, Beetlejuice has finally come back to haunt you.

Warner Bros. has released the trailer for Tim Burton’s follow-up to his 1988 cult classic horror-comedy “Beetlejuice,” with Michael Keaton reprising his role as the ghoulish title character. The sequel, officially titled “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice,” is set for release on Sept. 6.

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In addition to Keaton, original “Beetlejuice” Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara are back as Lydia and Delia Deetz, respectively. Jenna Ortega rounds out the family as newcomer Astrid Deetz. Monica Bellucci plays Beetlejuice’s wife and Willem DeFoe stars as a “police officer in the afterlife” and former “B movie action star,” whose acting skills help him as an afterlife detective. Justin Theroux also joins the sequel in a new role.

The original “Beetlejuice” followed a deceased couple trying to haunt the Deetz family out of their new home with the help of the eccentric ghost Beetlejuice. Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis starred as the Maitlands while Jeffrey Jones, O’Hara and Ryder made up the Deetz family. The movie developed a cult following after its release and later spawned a hit musical adaptation on Broadway.

Burton announced on social media last November that he had finished filming the “Beetlejuice” sequel after a months-long delay due to the SAG-AFTRA strike. In September, he revealed to The Independent that he only had “a day and a half” of filming remaining prior to the shutdown.

“I feel grateful we got what we got,” Burton said at the time. “Literally, it was a day and a half. We know what we have to do. It is 99 percent done.”

Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, creators of the Ortega-starring Netflix series “Wednesday,” penned the script for “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice.”

Watch the trailer below.

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