Christina Ricci To Return To Addams Family Universe In Netflix’s Wednesday Series

Christina Ricci To Return To Addams Household Universe In Netflix’s Wednesday Collection

Actor Christina Ricci, who memorably performed Wednesday within the ’90s The Addams Household movies, will reportedly be returning to the franchise enjoying an undisclosed position in Netflix’s upcoming Tim Burton-directed Wednesday Addams sequence, merely titled Wednesday. Selection was the primary to report.

That is the primary casting information on the sequence in lots of months. In August 2021, it was revealed that Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzman can be portraying Morticia and Gomez Addams–shortly after the information that Jenna Ortega was stepping in to play the present’s titular position. The one different details about Ricci’s casting is a agency insistence that she is going to “not be enjoying an older model of the character.” Deadline is reporting that Ricci was introduced on following actor Thora Birch’s exit mid-production.

The younger grownup sequence is being described as “a sleuthing, supernaturally-infused thriller charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a pupil at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday’s makes an attempt to grasp her rising psychic capability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the native city, and resolve the supernatural thriller that embroiled her mother and father 25 years ago–all whereas navigating her new and really tangled relationships at Nevermore.” The sequence has up to now been greenlit for one season, spanning eight episodes.

Burton’s involvement assures this new sequence will do proud by the franchise’s macabre nature and altogether ookiness–the director is synonymous with movies with darkish model and an odd humorousness, akin to Beetlejuice and 1989’s Batman, starring Michael Keaton. Co-creators Al Gough and Miles Millar–writing companions who developed and labored collectively on The CW’s sequence Smallville–will function showrunners.

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