Yes Please! Geena Davis Wants In On The Beetlejuice Sequel

Credit: Warner Bros.
Credit: Warner Bros.

So if we say her name three times, will Geena Davis actually be cast in the Beetlejuice sequel?

Because I’m prepared to start a mass chant to get this thing to happen.

Ever since Winona Ryder confirmed that there is something to the chatter of a sequel to the 1989 film, Beetlejuice, we’ve been super excited to get any news about the film.

Right now, details of it remain sparse. There are, however, actors from the first film who would love to make an appearance in the second.

One of these actors who would like to make an appearance in the sequel is Geena Davis.

Talking with ETOnlineDavis said: “I did hear that it’s really happening. No one’s talked to me about it. I would love to! That was one of my favorite movies, too.”

In the film, Davis played Barbara Maitland. Barbara was a recently deceased woman who, with her husband Adam (Alec Baldwin), returned to haunt their home. Hopefully to kick out the strange, rich Deetz family that moved in shortly after. They reluctantly accept the help of the titular Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton) in order to do so.

Barbara and Adam befriend Lydia Deetz (Ryder), who becomes something like a daughter to the couple. Seriously, anything with the Maitlands and Lydia are the sweetest parts of the film to me. I just love the whole making a family trope.

Now there is a problem with Davis reprising her role: ghosts don’t age. It’s been about 30 years and Baldwin and Davis are both clearly older.

Of course they could use the whole Benjamin Button tech on them like they did Brad Pitt to make them look younger.

Davis joked about the process. She said: “But ghosts probably don’t age, and it’s going to be 30 years now. Of course, I haven’t aged, but I think Alec Baldwin maybe has aged, perhaps.”

Well time will only tell what will happen with the Beetlejuice sequel.

Personally? I hope that Davis can make a return.

Bec Heim

Senior Editor at 4YE
Rebecca "Bec" Heim is the Senior Editor for 4YE. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Scranton. She also has an MA in Film-Radio-Television from Syracuse University and an MFA in Screenwriting from Boston University. She enjoys reading through her ever growing mountain of books, talking way too much about superheroes, and trying to reach transcendental state.
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