Warning: The BEETLEJUICE 2 Threat Level Has Been Raised Back To Orange

A new writer's been attached. Be safe out there, folks.

According to Deadline, Rememory's Mike Vukadinovich has signed on with Warner Bros. to rewrite Beetlejuice 2, a terrifying development that comes over a year after we were last threatened with a sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 classic (back then, Burton himself suggested the project probably wasn't gonna come together; this latest news indicates he was wrong).

Deadline goes on to explain that Burton is currently filming Dumbo with Michael Keaton, star of the original Beetlejuice, and the two seem "excited at the thought of collaborating on a sequel", but makes a point to say that neither are officially signed on to make the damn thing. 

It's hard to imagine how a sequel to Beetlejuice would even work, but past reports have suggested the film might reunite Keaton's titular ghost with Winona Ryder's Lydia Deetz. We're still not sure how that'd work, but what do we know? No one's paying us to write Beetlejuice sequels. Maybe they've got a mindblowing concept that'll make every naysayer eat their words (it's that, or they're forging ahead with an objectively bad idea and no one can stop them). 

Stay tuned for more on Beetlejuice 2 as it becomes available. Until then, be aware that the Beetlejuice 2 threat level is firmly positioned at "orange".