It’s another WEDNESDAY announcement from Netflix! This time, the popular streaming service has confirmed actress Jenna Ortega as the lead in the brand new live-action mystery series being adapted by Tim Burton!
Inspired by the mysterious and spooky Addams Family, the 8-episode series is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday’s attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago — all while navigating her new and very tangled relationships at Nevermore.
WEDNESDAY marks the directorial TV debut of Tim Burton who is also executive producer; he is joined by Al Gough and Miles Millar serving as showrunners of the new series from MGM Television.
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WEDNESDAY will debut exclusively on Netflix. An official release date has not yet been announced.