Monica Bellucci in Beetlejuice 2

Monica Bellucci is reportedly in talks with Warner Bros. Pictures to play Beetlejuice's wife in the sequel to the cult film.

Filming on this Beetlejuice sequel is set to begin later this month, starring Jenna Ortega and Michael Keaton, who will reprise his historic role. Winona Ryder will also be back as she will play Jenna Ortega's mother, and Catherine O'Hara her grandmother. Justin Theroux will also be part of the cast, although it is not yet known what the nature of his role will be.

Tim Burton will direct this Beetlejuice 2 which is set to hit theaters on September 6, 2024. Wednesday series writers Al Gough and Miles Millar wrote the script produced by Plan B (Brad Pitt and Tim Burton).

Monica Bellucci and Tim Burton, in town and on stage

Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones and Glenn Shadix starred in the original 1988 film alongside Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and Catherine O'Hara. At the time, Beetlejuice had grossed $80 million at the box office against an original budget of $15 million. The film is considered one of the most emblematic films of Tim Burton's filmography, now officially in a relationship with actress Monica Bellucci. Source: The Hollywood Reporter