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Here's Everything That Was Just Revealed About The "Beetlejuice" Sequel, Including An Official Photo Of Jenna Ortega As Lydia's Daughter

It's finally here! On Wednesday, the first official photos from the upcoming Beetlejuice sequel were released, and they're showcasing the return of several beloved characters and the introduction of two additions to the story.

Beetlejuice character in striped suit stands with arms outstretched as he sits on a tombstone
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In case you didn't know, on Sept. 6, Beetlejuice Beetlejuice will be released in theaters. The sequel reunites director Tim Burton with several original cast members from the 1988 film, including Michael Keaton as the eponymous ghost.

Closeup of Michael Keaton throwing the peace sign
Closeup of Michael Keaton throwing the peace sign
Beetlejuice character sitting on a tombstone in a striped suit
Beetlejuice character sitting on a tombstone in a striped suit

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Winona Ryder is also back as a now grown-up Lydia Deetz.

Closeup of Winona Ryder
Closeup of Winona Ryder
Beetlejuice stands in front of Lydia who is in a large gown
Beetlejuice stands in front of Lydia who is in a large gown

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As is Catherine O'Hara as Delia Deetz, Lydia's stepmother.

Closeup of Catherine O'Hara
Closeup of Catherine O'Hara
Delia holding Lydia in an embrace as a man holds the both of them
Delia holding Lydia in an embrace as a man holds the both of them

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They'll be joined by several stars new to the franchise, including Jenna Ortega as Astrid Deetz, Lydia's daughter.

Closeup of Jenna Ortega on the red carpet
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And Justin Theroux as Rory, though we don't know too much about his character just yet.

Closeup of Justin Theroux in a suit on the red carpet
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Willem Dafoe and Monica Bellucci have also been cast as new characters.

Willem Dafoe smiling in a simple suit on the red carpet
Willem Dafoe smiling in a simple suit on the red carpet
Monica Bellucci stands posing in a velvet dress with a clutch at an event
Monica Bellucci stands posing in a velvet dress with a clutch at an event

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As for the first-look photos just released, one is a standalone of Michael as Betelgeuse.

Beetlejuice in his signature striped suit with wild hair, outstretched arms, and dramatic makeup, in a dimly lit scene
Parisa Taghizadeh

The second shows Catherine, Jenna, Winona, and Justin at what appears to be a graveside funeral. These costumes! Catherine's hat, Jenna's jacket, Winona's glasses, and Justin's coat are everything.

  Parisa Taghizadeh
Parisa Taghizadeh

Entertainment Weekly was the first to report the first-look photos, and Tim Burton told the publication the sequel will chronicle a death in the Deetz family decades after the first film.

Closeup of Tim Burton

"That's all I will say," he told the publication. "There's something that happens that sets things in motion." Notably, Burton said "We'll see" when asked if the dead character was Charles Deetz (Jeffrey Jones), the father of Lydia.

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A press release for the film reveals more about the sequel's plot, noting that an "unexpected tragedy" brings the Deetz family back to Winter River, the setting of the first film.

Text "BEETLEJUICE BEETLEJUICE BEETLEJUICE" with the year "2024 A.D." underneath, within an ornate frame

Last month, the title was announced, and a poster was released.

The "Beetlejuice Beetlejuice" poster