Tim Burton Wanted Sammy Davis Jr. To Play Beetlejuice | Late Night with Conan O’Brien

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Published on October 6, 2021

(Original airdate: 11/18/99 ) Tim Burton talks to Conan about terrorizing neighborhood children, his troubles with the MPAA, and his original vision for “Beetlejuice.” Plus, Conan shows his own “Sleepy Hollow” clip.

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18 comments

  • D Sanchez 2 months ago

    Love sammy jr

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  • Tavo Montana 2 months ago

    Conan i love you, saludos desde Tijuana BC the happiest place on earth

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  • Woozlewuzzleable 2 months ago

    Time to google Tim Burton to see if he died.
    Edit: No, still alive.

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  • Dancing Robot 2 months ago

    Acid in the pool, good joke.

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  • Frank Dux 2 months ago

    ain’t got nuthin’ to do wit me, pal.

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  • Comical Realm Animations 2 months ago

    Interesting trivia: At one point, Tim Burton considered Arnold Schwarzenegger for the role of Betelgeuse. However, The Geffen Company felt that due to Schwarzenegger’s reputation at the time as an action star, people wouldn’t take it seriously. But Burton approached Schwarzenegger anyway. He turned it down, as he was busy shooting The Running Man (1987).

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  • Bobby Kerr 2 months ago

    Musicians aren’t a success until they’ve been parodied by weird al
    Directors aren’t a success until they’ve been parodied by the porn industry

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  • Grok Effer 2 months ago

    I don’t think Sammy Davis Jr. would have worked out nearly as well. Also, he was a Satanist for a while.

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  • Chirpy Mike 2 months ago

    No he didn’t.

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  • Matt Lewis 2 months ago

    That would have been the first black person ever featured in a Tim Burton film

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  • Fernando López 2 months ago

    Sleepy Hollow is a GREAT movie!

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  • Gary Turbo 2 months ago

    He should do a Marlon Wayans Nightwing movie

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  • Münhü 2 months ago

    5:11 – uh, UH?

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  • blue text on white background 2 months ago

    he’s not dead. i just saved y’all 3 seconds of your life. you’re welcome.

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  • CandidaMullins 2 months ago

    𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 $𝟖𝟒,𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐬𝐨 𝐟𝐚𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐦 𝐚 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭. 𝐈’𝐦 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐈 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐲. 𝐈𝐭’𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐦 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐬𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐢𝐭. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬. 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐝𝐨… 𝐖𝐰𝐰.𝐒𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐏𝐚𝐲𝟏.𝐂𝐨𝐦

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  • Nora 2 months ago

    𝐌𝐲 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐲𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐜𝐤 𝐰𝐚𝐬 $𝟐𝟓𝟎𝟎 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟏𝟐 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬 𝐚 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞. 𝐌𝐲 𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟖𝐤 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝟑𝟎 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬 𝐚 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤. 𝐈 𝐜𝐚𝐧’𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐲 𝐢𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐈 𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐭. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬. 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐝𝐨 >> 𝗪𝗪𝗪.𝗛𝗢𝗠𝗘𝗝𝗢𝗕𝟭.𝗖𝗢𝗠

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  • Kim 2 months ago

    𝐈 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 $𝟖𝟕 𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝟐 𝐤𝐢𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞. 𝐈 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐈’𝐝 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐢𝐭 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐦𝐲 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟎𝐤 𝐚 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡 𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐲. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬.

    𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠…… 𝐰𝐰𝐰.𝐣𝐨𝐛𝐬𝟕𝟎.𝐜𝐨𝐦

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  • KayceWilliamson 2 months ago

    𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 $𝟖𝟒,𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐬𝐨 𝐟𝐚𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐦 𝐚 𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭. 𝐈’𝐦 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐈 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐲. 𝐈𝐭’𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐦 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐬𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐢𝐭. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬. 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐝𝐨… W­­­w­­­w­­­.N­­­e­­­t­­­C­­­a­­­s­­­h­­­1.C­­­o­­­m

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