Beetlejuice 2 was about to wrap up filming in July, but strikes by writers and performers forced production to stop just days into filming.
Beetlejuice 2 It was supposed to start filming in mid-2022, but in the end the start of production was postponed until May 2023. At that time, the writers’ strike had already started, but the filming of the movie was still going on in London.
The production of Beetlejuice 2 continues until July 2023. Tim Burton’s new film the long-awaited return to the universe of Bitelchús finally materialized and was close to completion, but the writers’ strike was followed by strike of translators and filming should be stopped forever.
According to Tim Burton, at the time they stopped the filming of Beetlejuice 2 the movie is almost shot, at 99%, with a few more days of work left.
“I’m glad we got what we got,” Tim Burton said in a recent media interview. The Independent. “Literally, it was a day and a half. We know what we have to do. 99% done“.
Director of the sequel to Bitelchús He also noted that he really enjoyed working on this new installment: “I tried to strip it all down and go back to the basics of working with good people and performers and puppets. It’s like I’m back to the reason why I love making movies“.
Which Bitelchús characters will return in Beetlejuice 2?
Beetlejuice 2 is a direct sequel which takes place thirty years after the original 1988 film, and features some characters similar to that episode such as: Lydia Deetz consists of Winona Ryder, Bitelchús translated by Michael Keaton Delia Deetz to whom he gave life Catherine O’Hara.
However, the big star of Beetlejuice 2 promises to be Jenna Ortega the famous actress of the series Wednesday made of Tim Burton who now puts himself in the skin of Daughter of Lydia Deetz.