February 4, 2023

‘Wednesday’ Premiere Date Set, Plus Jenna Ortega on New Dimension to Character

The brand new Wednesday Addams is nearly right here.

Netflix has introduced that Wednesday, starring Jenna Ortega within the title position, will premiere on Wednesday, November 23. The streaming service additionally launched the important thing artwork, which you’ll be able to see in full beneath.

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday


As Ortega has famous, this can be a completely different Wednesday than followers have seen portrayed earlier than. “Wednesday is at the moment a youngster, and we’ve by no means seen her as a youngster earlier than. Her snarky, snide remarks won’t essentially sound as charming once they’re coming from any person who ought to most likely know higher than a 10-year-old woman. That was a balancing act. We didn’t need to make her sound like each different teenage woman, however we additionally didn’t need to make her too ignorant,” she stated in a press release.

“And we’ve by no means seen her on display this a lot. Some other time you’ve seen Wednesday, she’s been the one-liner, the tip of a joke, she at all times hits it, and I believe that’s what folks actually love about her,” she continued. “However on this present, each scene is Wednesday. There’s a chance to present her a bit extra dimension, and she or he turns into a bit extra of an actual particular person, which I don’t suppose we’ve ever seen earlier than.”

The collection, from Tim Burton, is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused thriller charting Wednesday’s years as a scholar at Nevermore Academy, the place she makes an attempt to grasp her rising psychic means, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the native city, and resolve the homicide thriller that embroiled her dad and mom 25 years in the past — all whereas navigating her new and really tangled relationships at Nevermore.

The collection additionally stars Gwendoline Christie (Principal Larissa Weems), Jamie McShane (Sheriff Galpin), Percy Hynes White (Xavier Thorpe), Hunter Doohan (Tyler Galpin), Emma Myers (Enid Sinclair), Pleasure Sunday (Bianca Barclay), Naomi J Ogawa (Yoko Tanaka), Moosa Mostafa (Eugene Ottinger), Georgie Farmer (Ajax Petropolus), and Riki Lindhome (Dr. Valerie Kinbott), with Christina Ricci (Marilyn Thornhill).

Visitor stars embrace Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia Addams), Luis Guzmán (Gomez Addams), Isaac Ordonez (Pugsley Addams), Iman Marson (Lucas Walker), and Lucius Hoyos (Younger Gomez). The solid additionally options Victor Teodor Dorobantu (Factor), Calum Ross (Rowan Laslow), and Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Deputy Rita Santiago).

Alfred Gough and Miles Millar function showrunners, government producers, and writers. Burton directs and government produces. Becoming a member of them as EPs are Steve Stark, Andrew Mittman (1.21 Leisure), Kevin Miserocchi (Tee and Charles Addams Basis), Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman (Glickmania), Gail Berman, Tommy Harper, and Kevin Lafferty.

Wednesday, Collection premiere, Wednesday, November 23, Netflix