“Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” teaser dropped

By Audrey Coleman

The first teaser trailer for the sequel to Tim Burton’s 1988 “Beetlejuice,” dropped Thursday, March 21. 

Parts of the movie were filmed in Melrose, Massachusetts in July 2023 and again in November 2023 when the SAG-AFTRA strike ended. 

The trailer features characters Astrid Deetz, her mother Lydia, and her grandmother Delia, portrayed by Jenna Ortega, Winona Ryder, and Catherine O’Hara, respectively. In the sequel, Astrid (Ortega) appears to be the same age as Lydia (Ryder) in the 1988 film. 

The “Beetlejuice” sequel will also feature Michael Keaton, Justin Theroux, Monica Bellucci, and Willem Dafoe. 

The new film, “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” will hit theaters Sep. 6, 2024.