Netflix has slotted a Thanksgiving week premiere for Wednesday, Tim Burton’s live-action Addams Family series. The series, starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, debuts Wednesday, November 23 on the streaming network.
Netflix also dropped the key art below.The coming-of-age comedy, written by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar and directed by Burton, stars Ortega as Wednesday Addams during her years at Nevermore Academy.
It’s described as a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery. In the series, Wednesday 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.Ortega gives her version of Wednesday Addams: “Wednesday is currently a teenager, and we’ve never seen her as a teenager before.
Her snarky, snide remarks might not necessarily sound as charming when they’re coming from somebody who should probably know better than a 10-year-old girl.Read more on deadline.com