What is the Beetlejuice legend?

THE DEMON from Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice can be easily summoned, but be warned of his trickery.

The original story was written by Michael McDowell and Larry Wilson and later adapted by Warren Skaaren.

What is the Beetlejuice legend?

Legend has it, saying Beetlejuice’s name three times fast, in succession, will summon the demon.

He is a magical trickster, who serves as the titular character in Tim Burton’s 1988 film.

What is Beetlejuice about?

Beetlejuice is the story of a couple, Barbara and Adam Maitland, who die and find themselves stuck haunting their home.

Soon thereafter, the Deetz family purchase their new home, the same house that is haunted by the Maitlands.

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The Deetzs are haunted by the Maitland ghosts, but they are unable to scare them away.

Desperate, the Maitlands enlist the help of Beetlejuice, a trickster, and mischievous ghost, to ensure they scare off the Deetz family once and for all.

The Deetz family is played by Catherine O’Hara, Jeffery Jones, and Winona Ryder.

Barbara and Adam Maitland are played by Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin.

Beetlejuice is played by Michael Keaton.

Is there a Beetlejuice sequel?

A sequel has not been released yet, but there is one in the works. 

According to Deadline, Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B, recently joined the Warner Bros production of Beetlejuice 2.

There is no word who from the original cast will be returning, nor if Burton will direct the sequel.

The original film catapulted Burton to fame, being the first of his instantly recognizable style and niche fantasy horror genre.

Burton's works include Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fear Street.

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