‘Beetlejuice 2’: Willem Dafoe joins Jenna Ortega, Michael Keaton

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Willem Dafoe is the latest bold-faced name to join the cast beet juice 2,

The Warner Bros. feature began production this week with Tim Burton, who directed the original 1988 release, back in the director's chair.

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Jenna Ortega is leading the cast alongside Michael Keaton, reprising her role as the obnoxious Ghost, while Winona Ryder is also back, playing Ortega's mother. Also returning are Catherine O'Hara, while Justin Theroux and Monica Bellucci are among the newcomers.

While plot details are being kept under wraps, is understood that Dafoe will be playing a posthumous law enforcement officer.

Warner announced Tuesday that the feature would be released on September 6, 2024, moving past 's date. bladethat last week stop preproduction due to the writers' strike

Production beet juice 2 Burton and Brad Pitt's Plan B, are the others. Al Gough and Miles Miller, producers of Ortega-Starring Wednesday Netflix series, wrote the screenplay.

Defoe's recent credits include Robert Eggers. the northman and reprising his fan-favorite role as Norman Osborn, aka the Green Goblin Spider-Man: No Way Home, Upcoming featuring Wes Anderson asteroid city, premiering in cannes, and Yorgos Lanthimos' poor things. in between movies nosferatuvampire thriller that reteams her with Eggers.

He has been passed over by WME and Circle of Confusion.

Giant Freakin' Robot first reported Dafoe's casting.

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