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“Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” Trailer: Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and More Return for Tim Burton Sequel

The sequel to 1988's 'Beetlejuice,' directed by Tim Burton, also stars Jenna Ortega, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder and more

Michael Keaton's Beetlejuice is back for more undead mischief in Beetlejuice Beetlejuice.

On Thursday, Warner Bros. debuted the first teaser trailer for director Tim Burton's long-awaited sequel to his 1988 classic.

Keaton, who starred in the original movie as the titular green-haired ghost, is back for the sequel more than 30 years later, as well as original cast members Winona Ryder and Catherine O'Hara.

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice also stars Justin TherouxWillem Dafoe and Jenna Ortega, the latter of whom previously worked with Burton, 65, on the Netflix series Wednesday. Monica Bellucci, who is dating Burton, will also appear in the movie.

According to a synopsis, "After an unexpected family tragedy, three generations of the Deetz family return home to Winter River. Still haunted by Beetlejuice, Lydia's life is turned upside down when her rebellious teenage daughter, Astrid, discovers the mysterious model of the town in the attic and the portal to the Afterlife is accidentally opened."

"With trouble brewing in both realms, it's only a matter of time until someone says Beetlejuice's name three times and the mischievous demon returns to unleash his very own brand of mayhem."

Related: Michael Keaton Teases Beetlejuice Sequel: A 'Shrunken Head Room' and 'Enormous Fun' (Exclusive)

<p>Warner Bros.</p> Beetlejuice Beetlejuice poster

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Beetlejuice Beetlejuice poster

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The movie is Burton's first feature film since he directed Disney's 2019 live-action remake of Dumbo. When the director spoke with The Independent about the upcoming sequel back in September, he said he "tried to strip everything and go back to the basics of working with good people and actors and puppets" for the follow-up.

"It was kind of like going back to why I liked making movies," he told the outlet.

Related: The Cast of 'Beetlejuice': Where Are They Now?

<p>Parisa Taghizadeh/Warner Bros.</p> Catherine O'Hara, Jenna Ortega, Winona Ryder and Justin Theroux in 2024's Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

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Catherine O'Hara, Jenna Ortega, Winona Ryder and Justin Theroux in 2024's Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

O'Hara, 69, recently teased to PEOPLE that she filmed one-on-one scenes with Keaton, 72, for the upcoming project. "I'd been in the first movie in group scenes with Michael, but in this, I had an actual moment where the two of us just...," she said. "And it was just so crazy and thrilling, really to just be face-to-face with Beetlejuice.”

“He looks the same,” she joked. “Beetlejuice has aged very well.”

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice is in theaters Sept. 6.

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