Jenna Ortega is Wednesday Addams! The 19-year-old actress and former Disney star is set to take on the role of the Addams Family’s only daughter in the upcoming Netflix series Wednesday.
Wednesday trailer highlight: Jenna Ortega looks the part!
The first trailer showcases You and Jane The Virgin actress Jenna Ortega dressed in the iconic Wednesday Addams look, complete with the character’s signature braided hair and black puff-sleeved dress. However, Jenna’s Wednesday has blunt bangs which add edginess to her enigmatic look. Thing, the Addams Family’s “hand servant” voiced by Victor Dorobantu, also makes an appearance in the trailer. The character is poised to be the show’s deuteragonist.
Netflix series Wednesday cast, plot
Jenna Ortega will be joined by Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago, Legend of Zorro) as the Addams Family’s elegant matriarch Morticia, Luis Guzmán (Magnolia) as the larger-than-life patriarch Gomez Addams, and Isaac Ordonez (A Wrinkle In Time) as Wednesday’s brother, Pugsley.
A fun surprise awaits fans of The Addams Family (1991) movie as Christina Ricci, who played Wednesday Addams in the film, is confirmed to make an appearance in a mystery role.
Although details about the plot of Wednesday, directed by Tim Burton, are still kept under wraps, some reports claim that it will be a coming-of-age horror-comedy series that will see the titular character as a high school student navigating adolescence and attempting to master her supernatural abilities.
Stay tuned for the release date and official plot of the Netflix series Wednesday starring Jenna Ortega.
(Cover photo from: @wednesdaynetflix)
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