Catherine Zeta-Jones will be Morticia Addams in the Netflix “Wednesday” spin-off series of “The Addams Family” currently being prepared by Tim Burton. The eight-part series will shed light on the young girl who is struggling to adapt to the outside world. Blessed bread for Tim Burton.
Wednesday: Tim Burton takes on The Addams Family
The Addams Family by Tim Burton It’s a bit like the perfect match. After spending his career highlighting the outsiders and the misunderstood, the director ofEdward Scissorhands will attack the most famous of them. Not for the cinema like Barry Sonnenfeld before him, but for the small screen, for the Netflix series Wednesday.
As indicated by his name, the series will mainly focus on Wednesday Addams, the daughter of the family. But the rest of the tribe will obviously be there, starting with his parents: Gomez and Morticia.
Infused with mystery and the supernatural, the series follows the adventures of Wednesday Addams, now a student at Nevermore Academy. As she learns to tame her new psychic powers, the young girl must also thwart a series of monstrous murders that terrorize the city and solve the mystery in which her parents were embroiled 25 years ago, while painfully forging new relationships. within the Nevermore Academy.
Wednesday: Catherine Zeta-Jones will be Morticia Addams
As just announced Varietyis actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (unforgettable Elena in The Mask of Zorro) who will play Morticia Addams in the series. She therefore succeeds Anjelica Huston who camped Morticia in the two films directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. This is the first collaboration between Catherine Zeta-Jones and Tim Burton.
To camp her husband Gomez, it’s Luis Guzmán (Narcos) that was chosen. According to initial information, the two actors should not have only secondary roles. Indeed, the star of the eight episodes of the series will be Wednesday Addams. In the lead role, 18-year-old actress Jenna Ortega was chosen. The rest of the cast should be known soon.