Geena Davis will not be returning for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

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Geena Davis will not be returning for Beetlejuice sequel
Geena Davis is not going to be returning for ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel

Geena Davis, recognized for her function within the 1988 movie Beetlejuice, revealed {that a} sequel to the film is in improvement.

The brand new movie, set to be launched in September 2024, will see Michael Keaton reprising his function as Betelgeuse, together with Catherine O’Hara and Winona Ryder returning as Delia and Lydia Deetz in accordance with Selection.

Newcomers Jenna Ortega and Justin Theroux have additionally joined the solid.

Nonetheless, Davis confirmed that she is not going to be returning as Barbara Maitland, explaining that the story of the Maitlands has been advised, and on this planet of the movie, ghosts don’t age.

“Until it is a shock to me, no,” Davis responds to a query about showing within the sequel.

“However I feel it is sensible as a result of we advised the story of the Maitlands, and in that world, ghosts do not age. You keep in the identical garments you died in and the whole lot,” she explains.

Davis is at present busy with varied tasks, together with writing a youngsters’s ebook and organizing the Bentonville Movie Competition, which promotes numerous voices in filmmaking.

She can be recognized for her advocacy work via the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which goals to attain gender parity and cut back stereotypes within the leisure business.

Davis credit her function within the film “Thelma and Louise” for uplifting her to advocate for higher feminine illustration on-screen. The long-lasting movie, co-starring Susan Sarandon, turned a field workplace success and is now being developed right into a musical for Broadway, with Amanda Seyfried set to play Thelma.