The director acknowledged that he is returning to his roots by directing the sequel to the film starring Michael Keaton.
After three big-budget films in a row for major studios, director Tim Burton seems to have found peace in himself again through management Beetlejuice 2 after experiences that he himself described as “exhausting.” This is what Burton himself confessed in an interview The Independent.
“It’s very difficult for me to watch movies after I finish them, because I don’t feel let go, for me it’s still something very emotional. But I like to remember the people I worked with. For example, this that end of a, Beetlejuice 2, I had a lot of fun. I tried to go back to the beginning, to the basics“, acknowledged the director.
“I really enjoyed working with the actors, crew and puppets. It reminds me why I love making movies.“. The film, which was planned to be released in September 2024, was almost finished filming before the strike of actors and screenwriters was called in Hollywood.
“I feel very grateful for all the work we’ve done. Literally only one and a half days left to finish the movie. We know what we have to do because it’s 99% done,” said Burton, who hopes the studios can reach an agreement with the unions to Beetlejuice 2 coming to its premiere.
What does Tim Burton think of Disney now?
Although Tim Burton has always been with Walt Disney studios, for example, his last film was a live-action remake of the film. Dumb, The director does not have a very good opinion about the direction the studio is currently taking.
“I think it’s getting worse and worse … it’s like a family. I look back and know many, many positive things about working with them and all the opportunities they provide me. But, equally, I recognize the negative and soul-destroying side of it. Like life, it’s a mix,” admitted the director of Beetlejuice 2.