Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ Addams Series Has Found Its Star

May 19, 2021

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Netflix’s upcoming live-action “Wednesday” Addams series has found its star. Jenna Ortega has been cast as Wednesday. Ortega is known for her roles in films such as The Babysitter: Killer Queen, Insidious Chapter Two, and Iron Man 3,  and in Netflix’s series “You.’
The series, directed by Tim Burton, will find Wednesday as a student at Nevermore Academy where she attempts to master her emerging psychic abilities, go up against monsters, and attempt to solve the supernatural mystery that involved her parents 25 ago, Variety reports.
The first season of “Wednesday,” created by Al Gough and Miles Miller, will feature eight episodes. Gough and Miller will also serve as showrunners and executive producers.

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