If you say Beetlejuice three times, will they make a sequel?
The long-discussed follow-up to Beetlejuice got an endorsement from one of the film”s key players – Winona Ryder. The woman who played Lydia Deetz in the 1988 flick told Collider, “It would be great if it happened,” but it sounds like nothing is for certain.
“I don”t really know what”s going on with that. Obviously, it was an iconic film. The only way it could really ever be done is with Tim [Burton] and Michael [Keaton],” Ryder said. “There”s something that really resonates with all ages, with that film. It”s interesting… if it was the right circumstances.”
Ryder”s comments come a little more than a month after Burton discussed the sequel”s possibility with Collider.
“It”s something that I”m interested in,” Burton said. “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]… But there”s nothing concrete yet.”
The original film, which also featured Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Catherine O'Hara, grossed an adjusted $148 million. It also landed a spot on the American Film Institute”s list of Top 100 comedies.