Get prepared for Tim Burton’s Wednesday, and see the Addams as you have never seen them before. The new Netflix series is centred around teenager Wednesday Addams.
Here’s everything you need to know about Wednesday on Netflix, including release date, cast, trailer, plot, and more.
Tim Burton’s new ‘Wednesday’ series: What is it about?
In a way, the series is a coming-of-age story with some horrifying and hilarious twists. In the Netflix series, audiences meet Wednesday Addams as a student at Nevermore Academy.
However, Wednesday is no ordinary student, and she tries her best to mask her psychic powers every day. At one point, she is tasked with preventing a killing spree in her local town. Wednesday also has her agenda. She is trying to solve the supernatural mystery that affected her family before she was born and to live her life as a teenager.
Who stars in Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’?
Here is a list of the cast of the new series:
- Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams
- Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams
- Luis Guzmán as Gomez Addams
- Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley Addams
- Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe
- Tommie Earl Jenkins as Mayor Walker
- William Houston as Joseph Crackstone
- Murray McArthur as Fabian
The original Wednesday actor Christina Ricci will also be returning, but this time as a brand new character. However, much of her new role is undisclosed.
Is there a trailer for the new series?
Yes, there most definitely is. Watch the funny and terrifying trailer below:
In the short clip, audiences are introduced to the Addams family member and the family’s trusty companion, Thing – a live severed hand.
The trailer also reveals that the teenager had an exciting journey in her education, attending eight different schools in five years.
When will it be released?
Newsweek reports that the series does not have an official release date yet. However, there is an option to pre-save it on Netflix in South Africa. Click on the bell icon, and an alert will go off when the show is released.