Netflix’s Wednesday lastly has a premiere date and — twist! — it’s a Wednesday!
The sleuthing, supernaturally infused Addams Household thriller bows Wednesday, Nov. 23. Set your plans, accordingly.
“Wednesday is at present an adolescent, and we’ve by no means seen her as an adolescent earlier than,” Jenna Ortega, who performs the titular character, mentioned in a press release. “Her snarky, snide remarks won’t essentially sound as charming after they’re coming from someone who ought to most likely know higher than a 10-year-old lady. That was a balancing act. We didn’t need to make her sound like each different teenage lady, however we additionally didn’t need to make her too ignorant. And we’ve by no means seen her on display this a lot.”
The assertion continued, “Some other time you’ve seen Wednesday, she’s been the one-liner, the top of a joke, she all the time hits it, and I feel that’s what folks actually love about her. However on this present, each scene is Wednesday. There’s a possibility to offer her a bit extra dimension, and she or he turns into a bit extra of an actual particular person, which I don’t suppose we’ve ever seen earlier than.”
The streamer additionally unveiled new key artwork, which you’ll be able to try beneath.
The eight-episode first season facilities on the morbid teen, who’s enrolled on the peculiar Nevermore Academy. The story follows Wednesday’s makes an attempt to “grasp her rising psychic potential, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the native city, and clear up the supernatural thriller that embroiled her mother and father 25 years in the past — all whereas navigating her new and really tangled relationships of the unusual and various scholar physique,” in response to the official synopsis.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán play Wednesday’s mother and father Morticia and Gomez, respectively. Followers may also look ahead to Christina Ricci — who portrayed Wednesday in 1991’s The Addams Household and its sequel Addams Household Values — showing within the present as a brand new character named Marilyn Thornhill.
Further solid contains Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, Victor Dorobantu as Factor, George Burcea as Lurch, Jamie McShane as Sheriff Galpin, Lucius Hoyos as a younger Gomez and Sport of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie as Larissa Weems, the principal of Nevermore Academy who nonetheless has an axe to grind with former classmate Morticia.
Wednesday is written by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar, who may even executive-produce and function the showrunners. Tim Burton will direct and executive-produce alongside Kayla Alpert, Steve Stark, Andrew Mittman, Kevin Miserocchi, Jonathan Glickman and Gail Berman.