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

    Jenna Ortega, Justin Theroux, and several other stars are joining the anticipated sequel.

    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

    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.

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

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

    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

    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

    Willem Dafoe and Monica Bellucci have also been cast as new characters.

    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

    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.

    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

    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