After announces Luis Guzmán play Gomez Addams, Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’ Series announces Catherine Zeta-Jones cast as Morticia Addams.
‘Wednesday’ is based on The Addams Family, new live-action Netflix series directed by Tim Burton.
Jenna Ortega will play Wednesday Addams. Her parents, Morticia and Gomez Addams are play by Luis Guzmán and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Tim Burton will executive produce and will make his TV directing debut with the eight-episode series.
The show creators Al Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville) serve as showrunners and executive producers.
“Wednesday is a comedic, supernaturally-infused coming-of-age series that follows the teenage girl’s years as a student at Nevermore Academy, where she attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the town, and solve a mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago — all while navigating her new relationships at Nevermore”.Plot by Collider.
Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’ Series: More About The Cast
Our Addams family is expanding!— Netflix (@netflix) August 9, 2021
Catherine Zeta-Jones will step into the iconic silhouette of Morticia Addams while Luis Guzmán will bring to life the debonair Gomez Addams in the upcoming TV series Wednesday, starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams and directed by Tim Burton. pic.twitter.com/MiofyWIbwy
Luis Guzmán is a SAG Award winner, he’s best known for ‘Boogie Nights’, Traffic’, Magnolia’, ‘Carlito’s Way’, ‘The Bone Collector’, and other greats movies.
On TV, his credits include HBO’s Oz, Narcos, Shameless, and Code Black.
Catherine Zeta-Jones appeared in the recently canceled Fox series Prodigal Son. She played Olivia de Havilland in FX’s ‘Feud’ and Griselda Blanco in the Lifetime movie ‘Cocaine Godmother’.
She also shined in several movies, like Steven Soderbergh’s drug drama ‘Traffic’. Also the most important, the musical ‘Chicago’, she wins the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Jenna Ortega burst into the scene in 2014 with two major recurring roles on Fox’s Rake and the CW’s Jane the Virgin.
Ortega quickly landed her first series lead role on Disney Channel’s Stuck In the Middle.
“Wednesday” role has been played by Christina Ricci in two films, The Addams Family (1991) and sequel Addams Family Values (1993).
We will bring more details as soon as they are released by the show’s production.