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Keaton Keen For Beetlejuice 2

6 November 2012 by Matt Risley

beetlejuiceKeaton could return as the fashionably demonic Beetlejuice.

It looks like it's time to dust off your pinstripe Halloween costume.

Michael Keaton has revealed he'd sign up to star in Beetlejuice 2 "in a heartbeat".

The 58-year-old actor starred alongside Winona Rider, Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin in Tim Burton's 1988 comedy horror fantasy as charismatic freelance "bio-exorcist" ghost Beetlejuice, and confessed it is his only past role he'd like to reprise.

When asked if he'd like to appear in sequel to Beetlejuice, he told Moviehole.net: "Oh I'd do that in a heartbeat - absolutely, that's the one thing I'd love to do again."

The star of Multiplicity and Jack Frost added: "That's the only one I'd love to do."

Michael revealed back in 2005 he had discussed the possibility with Tim Burton.

Tim-BurtonBurton for Beetlejuice 2?He said: "At one point, I had the conversation with Tim, saying 'I love this movie so much; I think there's one more in there somewhere.' And we both talked about it, and I think there was a script written once years ago that wasn't quite it. I would consider that, yeah, a lot. I would seriously consider that."

Geena Davis also said last month she would be keen to make a sequel to the movie.

She said: "It's funny, [another journalist] just asked me about a sequel to Beetlejuice - which, though I haven't heard anything about it, might be interesting. I would do that!"

But she pointed out there may be technicalities for her reprising her role.

Geena said: "Thing is, do ghosts age? Wouldn't we be stuck in the age we were? Alec [Baldwin] and I would have to look as we did then - who knows, maybe we could? I better get in touch with Tim Burton."

 

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