Tim Burton Clarifies What's Really Happening With Beetlejuice 2

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It's on, it's off. There are actors and writers working on it. Everyone's committed. Officially greenlit.

Those are some of the rumors that have swirled around Beetlejuice 2 in the last several months. Well, Tim Burton, the director behind the classic horror comedy, is ready to set the record straight.

"The fact of it is I have talked to Michael [Keaton] and I have talked to Winona [Rider]; I've talked to a few people," Burton told Collider. "It's something that I really would like to do in the right circumstances, but it's one of those films where it has to be right. It's not a kind of a movie that cries out [for a sequel], it's not the Beetlejuice trilogy. So it's something that if the elements are right, because I do love the character and Michael's amazing as that character, so yeah, we'll see. But there's nothing concrete yet."

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And that's the definitive word from the man that is at the center of all of this: "there's nothing concrete yet." While Keaton and Rider have had conversations, and it's certainly something on Burton's radar, Beetlejuice 2 isn't as far along as some rumors would have you believe.