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Tim Burton’s Netflix Wednesday Series to Star Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams

Tim Burton’s Netflix Wednesday Series to Star Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams

Back in February, Netflix announced that they are teaming up with MGM/UA to bring a key member of the creepy and kooky family to life in the new live-action series Wednesday, with Tim Burton on board to make his television directing debut on the series. Now, the series has found its star, as Jenna Ortega has been cast as Wednesday Addams.

The news was announced by Netflix on their official Twitter page (see below). Comprised of eight episodes and described as a "coming-of-age comedy," the new series will follow Wednesday Addams' eerie adventures and supernatural sleuthing at the Nevermore Academy.

We have the previous press release with more information below, as well as the poster for the new series. There's no word yet on when the show will premiere, but we'll keep Daily Dead readers updated as more news is revealed.

Happy Wednesday! @JennaOrtega will play the iconic Wednesday

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