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Michael Keaton Teases ‘Beetlejuice 2’: “We’re Doing It Exactly Like We Did the First Movie”

Michael Keaton is having fun reprising his role for Beetlejuice 2. While speaking with Empire, the actor teased that the film has been “so great” and teased that he, along with director Tim Burton, are following the same formula as the original 1988 film. “Beetlejuice is the most fuckin’ fun you can have working. It’s […]

‘Beetlejuice 2’: Willem Dafoe Joins Jenna Ortega, Michael Keaton

Willem Dafoe is the latest bold-faced name to join the cast of Beetlejuice 2. The Warner Bros. feature began production this week with Tim Burton, who directed the original movie that was released in 1988, back in the director’s chair. Jenna Ortega is leading the cast, with Michael Keaton reprising his role as the obnoxious ghost, […]

‘Beetlejuice 2’: Monica Bellucci Joins Jenna Ortega, Michael Keaton (Exclusive)

Monica Bellucci, currently on screens in the comedy Mafia Mamma, is in negotiations to join the cast of bold-faced names in Beetlejuice 2. Warner Bros. is in full-on casting mode as the feature goes before cameras this month, with Tim Burton, who directed the original movie that was released in 1988, back in the director’s […]

Jenna Ortega on Why She Starred in ‘Wednesday’ After Passing a “Couple Times”

Jenna Ortega almost didn’t play Wednesday‘s titular character; the actress shared that she passed on the role several times before ultimately taking it. In a new interview published in The Sunday Times, the actress spoke about her career as a “scream queen,” why Hollywood loves seeing her soaked in blood, her “perfectionist” tendencies and what […]

Jenna Ortega Circling ‘Beetlejuice 2’

Wednesday star Jenna Ortega is looking to stay in the Tim Burton family. The actor is circling a role in Beetlejuice 2, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Warner Bros., which is behind the feature, was not available to comment. A representative for Ortega did not respond to requests for comment. The news comes as […]

Ed Wood’s ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space’ Getting Opera Adaptation (Exclusive)

Flying saucers over Bayreuth! Unspeakable horrors descend on the Philharmonic! Ten words I never thought I’d write. But Plan 9 From Outer Space is being turned into an opera.  The legendary, and legendarily bad, cult film from 1957 — which Tim Burton paid tribute to in his Oscar-winning 1994 feature Ed Wood starring Johnny Depp as the Plan 9 director […]

Jenna Ortega, ‘Wednesday’ Cast on Working With “Visionary” Director Tim Burton

When Tim Burton received the pitch to direct Netflix’s upcoming Wednesday Addams series, co-showrunners Miles Millar and Al Gough say the filmmaker responded just four days later to take on the project.  Armed with an idea born more than three years ago, Millar and Gough had to track down the rights to the Addams Family […]

‘Wednesday’ Review: Jenna Ortega Makes a Delightful Antiheroine in Netflix’s Addams Family Spinoff

'Smallville' creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, along with director Tim Burton, offer a new spin on the beloved clan.

After Italy Elected a Far-Right Government, Cosmopolitan Comic-Con Lucca Took on Political Significance

The lasting image of this year’s Lucca Comics and Games convention is a shot of director Tim Burton, waving to a seemingly unending crowd from a balcony in the historic center of this medieval Tuscany town. That one shot represents how Lucca has evolved from a tiny, hyper-localized convention for comic and game fans into […]

Guillermo del Toro to be Honored at MoMA’s Film Benefit

Guillermo del Toro has a date with New York’s Museum of Modern Art. The Pinocchio auteur will be honored at the museum’s Film Benefit, presented by Chanel, on Dec. 8. It’s an institution he knows well. Del Toro’s work has appeared in several MoMA exhibitions, first in 1994 when his first film, Cronos, was selected […]

New Look at Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ Sees Thing Caught Redhanded Spying at Nevermore Academy

Thing is caught in a long-distance battle between Wednesday and her parents over her autonomy at school in a new look at Netflix’s upcoming Tim Burton-directed and produced Addams Family series. In the new clip, unveiled as part of Netflix’s TUDUM event on Saturday, Wednesday discovers Thing hiding underneath her bedsheets and interrogates them about […]

‘Wednesday’ Trailer Teases High School Mayhem for the Addams Family Teen

Wednesday Addams takes a stab at being social in Netflix’s first trailer for the Tim Burton-directed Addams Family series based on the character. In the two-minute teaser for Wednesday, the raven-haired teen (played by Jenna Ortega) attempts to adjust to her new school, Nevermore — the very same one her parents went to — after a bullying […]