10 little known facts about beetlejuice
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Finalizing the cast was an ordeal

Sammy Davis Jr. was almost Betelgeuse

10 little known facts about tim burton's beetlejuice musical numbers
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10 little known facts about tim burton's beetlejuice screentime
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Betelgeuse isn't in most of the film 

The movie could have had a much darker ending 

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  • Michael Keaton's Beetlejuice sits with a witch doctor and man with a shrunken head in the waiting room of afterlife caseworker, Juno.

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Wes Craven was initially supposed to direct

An optical illusion reveals several unexpected cameos

The film features a nod to a Thomas Lovell Beddoes poem

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The movie's iconic soundtrack could have been very different

Beetlejuice has ties to The Fly and The Exorcist

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  • Tim Burton at the Cinémathèque Française during his masterclass in Paris, France on March 5th, 2012.

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The film's stars signed on to a planned sequel that may still happen