Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, Wednesday is an American comedy horror television series which is based on the character named Wednesday Addams of The Addams Family, created by Charles Addams.
Wednesday was initially announced as an unnamed Addams Family project being helmed by Tim Burton. The series’ production is handled by MGM Television with Gough and Millar serving as the showrunners. Both are also executive producing the series alongside Burton and Gail German, Jon Glickman and Andrew Mittman.
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Wednesday Star Cast
- Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams
- Catherine Zeta- Jones as Morticia Addams
- Riki Lindhome as Dr. Valerie Kinbott
- Jamie McShane as Sheriff Donovan Galpin
- Hunter Doohan as Tyler Galpin
- Georgie Farmer as Ajax Petropolus
- Moosa Mostafa as Eugene Otinger
- Emma Myers as Enid Sinclair
- Naomi J. Ogawa as Yoko Tanaka
- Joy Sunday as Bianca Barclay
- Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe
- Gwendoline Christie as Larissa Weems
- Victor Dorobantu as Thing
- Christina Ricci
- Issac Ordonez as Pugsley Addams
- George Burcea as Lurch
- Tommie Earl Jenkins as Mayor Walker
- Iman Marson as Lucas Walker
- William Houston as Joseph Crackstone
- Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo as Deputy Santiago
- Oliver Watson as Kent
- Calum Ross as Rowan
- Johnna Dias Watson as Divina
- Luiz Gazman as Gomez Addams (Guest appearance)
- Murry McArthur as Fabian (Guest appearance)
Shortly after this photo was taken I tested my antique limb stretcher on Pugsley. Little to no growth so far. pic.twitter.com/MO2Kot4feE
— Wednesday Addams (@wednesdayaddams) August 16, 2022
Wednesday OTT Release Date
The series is a multi studio production, backed by MGM Television, 1.21 Films, Glickmania Media, Tee and Charles Addams Foundation. The eight part show is described as a sleuthing, infused mystery and will soon stream on global OTT giant Netflix.
Although Netflix hasn’t made any official announcement regarding the release date of the series, it is expected to premiere Nov-Dec 2022.
It’s an Addams Family affair at the #Wednesday premiere pic.twitter.com/TVCgEgbn5J
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 17, 2022
Plot & Trailer
Netflix released the 2-minute long trailer of the series on August 17, 2022. The coming-of-age supernatural mystery comedy focuses on Wednesday Addams and her years as a high school student at Nevermore Academy, where she attempts to master her psychic powers, stops a monstrous killing spree of the town citizens and solves the supernatural mystery that affected her family 25 years ago, all while navigating her new relationships.
This teaser is full of my favorite things – mystery, mayhem and murder. pic.twitter.com/Bho1j7Lj7I
— Wednesday Addams (@wednesdayaddams) August 17, 2022