Last February, Netflix announced that it would be running alongside the director Tim Burtona spinoff series of the Addams Family in live-action format, which will focus on Wednesday Addamsone of the Addams’ favorite characters.
The series, which will be titled “Wednesday”revealed its release date through a official poster Seen by Collider’s Steven Weintraub at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Weintraub took a photo of the poster, which you can find at the end of the note, announcing the arrival of the series for FALL 2022.
Wednesday is described as a coming-of-age escalofriante, The series, which will have 8 episodeswas co-created by Al Gough y Miles Millarwho will also be the showrunners. Burton, in addition to directing the entire series, will executive produce. MGM Television will produce.
- Wednesday marks Burton’s directorial debut on the small screen.
Jenna Ortega (Scream, X, You) stars in the series as Wednesday Addams (or Merlina as he is known in our country), they accompany him Catherine Zeta-Jones how Morticia Addams, Luis Guzman as Gomez Addams, Morticia’s husband, and Christina Ricci (who played Melina in the Addams movies of the 90s), in a secret role, although it is confirmed that it is a new character.
“Based on the character originally created by Charles Addams, “Wednesday” is a young adult television series described as a fearless, supernaturally infused mystery that charts Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy.
She attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous murder spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery involving her parents 25 years ago, all while navigating her very tangled new relationships in Nevermore.”
The poster that confirms the release date on Netflix (via Collider):