Beetlejuice has been back in the news a lot lately. No, the long-anticipated sequel to Tim Burton’s horror comedy masterpiece isn’t materializing yet. An adaptation is on its way to Broadway, however, and producers recently shared some interesting facts about the original script.
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Perhaps inspired by all the Beetlejuice buzz, the folks at Screen Prism have created the brilliant retrospective below: The Weird Wisdom of Beetlejuice, 30 Years Later! It’s a nostalgia-drenched stroll down Memory Lane sure to tickle horror fans who came of age in the 1980s and 90s. Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
Official Synopsis: 30 years after its release, we look at why Beetlejuice, Tim Burton’s strange and unusual brainchild left an indelible mark on pop culture.
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Official Synopsis: After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O’Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose “help” quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydia.