Industry insider Jeff Sneider confirms Jenna Ortega's offer for a significant part in the highly anticipated follow-up to Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice.
Jenna Ortega is currently in negotiations to portray the daughter of Winona Ryder’s character Lydia Deetz in the upcoming Beetlejuice sequel.
Michael Keaton is set to reprise his role as bio-exorcist Beetlejuice, while Catherine O’Hara and Winona Ryder will also make their return.
Tim Burton is expected to direct the highly-anticipated Beetlejuice sequel.
The original Beetlejuice movie still holds a revered place in the hearts of many horror fans.
The film earned $74.7 million globally on a $15 million budget and won an Academy Award for Best Makeup and three Saturn Awards.
Jenna Ortega's star in Hollywood has been shining brightly thanks to her portrayal of Wednesday Addams in Netflix’s Wednesday.
The Addams Family spinoff series broke Netflix’s viewership records, becoming the second-most watched English language TV show in the streaming platform’s history.
In addition to the Beetlejuice sequel, Jenna Ortega will also appear in Scream VI, scheduled to hit theaters on March 10, and return for Season 2 of Wednesday in her acclaimed role as Wednesday Addams.
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