Beetlejuice 2: Jenna Ortega Confirmed As Daughter Of Original Character

After years of rumors and speculation, it’s finally happening: Beetlejuice 2 is officially in the works, and the casting news is already creating buzz.

According to reports, Jenna Ortega has been cast as the daughter of Lydia Deetz, the character played by Winona Ryder in the original 1988 movie. Ortega is a rising star in Hollywood, known for her roles in TV shows like Jane the Virgin and You, as well as the upcoming movie Scream.

The news of Ortega’s casting has been met with excitement from fans of the original movie, who are eager to see how the story will continue. Beetlejuice 2 has been in development for years, with rumors swirling about possible plotlines and casting choices. However, it wasn’t until recently that the project was officially confirmed.

Beetlejuice 2 will be directed by Tim Burton, who also helmed the original movie. Burton is known for his distinctive visual style and has directed several other iconic films, including Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Batman.

The original Beetlejuice movie follows the story of a recently deceased couple who hire a mischievous ghost named Beetlejuice to help them haunt their former home and scare away its new residents. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $70 million at the box office and earning an Academy Award for Best Makeup.

The sequel has been in development for years, with various writers and directors attached to the project at different times. However, it wasn’t until recently that Burton and Ortega’s involvement was confirmed.

Fans of the original movie are eagerly anticipating the release of Beetlejuice 2, which is set to begin filming later this year. No official release date has been announced yet, but given the excitement surrounding the project, it’s sure to be one of the most highly anticipated movies of the coming years.

Whether Ortega can live up to the iconic performance of Winona Ryder and deliver a memorable performance remains to be seen. However, fans of the original movie are excited to see what she and Burton have in store for the sequel, and are eagerly anticipating the release of Beetlejuice 2.

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