“Wednesday”: Tim Burton's Live Action 'Addams Family' Series Casts Pugsley, Lurch, Thing and More!

“Wednesday”: Tim Burton's Live Action 'Addams Family' Series Casts Pugsley, Lurch, Thing and More!

It was officially announced in February that Tim Burton is headed to the small screen with a new live-action series centered on Wednesday Addams, coming soon from Netflix. The series, which is simply titled “Wednesday,” will follow the beloved Addams Family character’s “spooky coming-of-age.” Eight episodes have been ordered up by Netflix. Jenna Ortega (The Babysitter: Killer Queen, Scream) has signed on to star as Wednesday Addams, with Luis Guzmán as Gomez and Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams! Today we’ve learned that Emmy nominee Gwendoline Christie (The Sandman, Game of Thrones) has joined the cast as a series regular. In the new live-action, comedic coming-of-age tale from Netflix and MGM, Christie will play “Larissa Weems,” the principal of Nevermore Academy who still has an axe to grind with her former …
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