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Wednesday Web Series Explain | Review & Star cast | Addams Family | Netflix Series

Wednesday Web Series

Wednesday Web Series release date

Wednesday Web Series, November 23 marked Wednesday’s arrival on Netflix, so you can watch it right now! Eight episodes of the bizarre and spooky series are available for viewing all at once.


Wednesday Web Series Explain

The renowned family is being introduced to a new generation in Tim Burton’s Addams Family spin-off, which has arrived on Netflix.

The Netflix series centers on the morbid teenage daughter of the family and follows her as she tries to control her developing psychic abilities, unravels a long-running supernatural mystery, and halt a local killing spree while adjusting to a new school.
Christina Ricci, who had previously been identified as a member of the Wednesday ensemble in a trailer, made the role famous in the adored ’90s movies.

Fans are enamored with Jenna Ortega’s portrayal of Wednesday in this episode due to everything from her gothic look and constant eye contact to a memorable dancing moment.

While Wednesday Web Series is the main focus of the show, other members of the renowned clan do make an appearance, played by a fresh cast.


Wednesday Web Series Star Cast

Jenna Ortega, best known for playing tech-savvy teen Ellie Alves in the second season of the Netflix psychological thriller You, was revealed in May 2021 as the series’ title character.

Additionally, Ortega has been in X, Jane the Virgin, Richie Rich, Stuck in the Middle, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, and the most recent Scream movie.

In November 2021, Ortega uploaded a photo of herself holding the screenplay to Instagram with the caption: “A fresh chapter. I sincerely hope I can honour Wednesday Addams.”

Gomez Addams, Wednesday’s father, is portrayed by Luis Guzmán (Code Black, Traffic), and Wednesday’s mother, Morticia Addams, is portrayed by Catherine Zeta-Jones (The Darling Buds of May).

As Uncle Fester, Fred Armisen was also confirmed.

Speaking to RadioTimes.com about the part, the actor described what it was like to take on a role that has previously been played by actors like Christopher Lloyd and Jackie Coogan, as well as voiced by Nick Kroll.

According to Armisen, “it’s kind of like doing someone from a comic strip.” “It is iconic, and restrictions already apply to it. That in some ways made things simpler since I wanted to continue with that persona and everything else that had been created.”

Larissa Weems, the headmistress at Nevermore Academy, will be played by Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones), and Isaac Ordonez will play Wednesday’s brother Pugsley Addams.

According to Deadline, Thora Birch (The Walking Dead) quit her position as Tamara Novak at the end of 2021.

It’s exciting to see that series regular Christina Ricci, who portrayed Wednesday Addams in the movie series, has joined. She’ll be portraying Wednesday’s new school’s teacher, Miss Thornhill.

The cast also includes LuyandaUnatiLewis-Nyawo (Deputy Santiago), William Houston (Joseph Crackstone), Naomi J Ogawa (Yoko Tanaka), ImanMarson (Lucas Walker), Emma Myers (Enid Sinclair), Calum Ross (Rowan), and Johnna Dias Watson (Divina).

Behind the scenes, Al Gough and Miles Millar, as well as Burton, are the showrunners and executive producers of Wednesday.

Teddy Biaselli, the director of original series at Netflix, previously discussed bringing Burton on board to direct the project.

The producer made the following statement: “We got the call that visionary director and lifelong Addams Family fan Tim Burton wanted to make his television directorial debut with our series.”

Tim has a history of telling uplifting stories about social outcasts like Edward Scissorhands, Lydia Deetz, and Batman. And now he shares Wednesday’s terrifying Nevermore Academy classmates with his singular perspective.”


Wednesday’s trailer

In August, the first full-length teaser debuted, offering us a look at Tim Burton’s version of the Addams Family. See below:

In the meantime, a brand-new clip suggesting a conversation between Wednesday and Thing was made available as part of Netflix’s worldwide TUDUM event in September 2022.


Wednesday’s Plot

A horrible murdering spree that has terrorised the neighbourhood school is attempted to be stopped, and the main girl, Wednesday, must also solve a paranormal secret that has been affecting her family for decades.

According to the official Netflix synopsis, the plot follows Wednesday’s years as a student at the strange Nevermore Academy in “a investigative, supernaturally laced mystery.”

The acclaimed Superman precursor Smallville’s writers Al Gough and Miles Millar’s new series will portray Wednesday as “the ultimate lone wolf.”

Jenna Ortega has been engaged in conflict over a story point.

Regarding the romance subplot, Ortega allegedly didn’t believe that her character would be falling over boys regardless of her sexual orientation.

She claimed in an interview with ETalk that she battled the dreaded love triangle that every teen-oriented television programme appears to have. Tyler (Hunter Doohan) and Xavier (Percy Hynes White) in Wednesday form a romantic triangle after falling for the melancholy superhuman youngster.

She continued, “I had to accept it for the sake of the boys, but honestly, I’m going to fight this love triangle thing so hard. Because Wednesday wouldn’t ever be involved in a love triangle, I believe… When I discussed this with the writers, they assured me that it wouldn’t be that.

Men and women having safe, platonic relationships that don’t develop into romantic ones don’t seem to be shown enough, so I think there’s a chance for a really nice, platonic relationship there.

I think it would be incredibly wonderful to see exchanges between her and Xavier that are almost sibling-like, she continued. In all honesty, I believe Wednesday is probably not thinking about boys.

Jenna Ortega created the dance that went viral.

In a scenario straight out of a classic high school dance, Wednesday jams out on the dance floor with her date, and her motions were so catchy they went viral. Everyone was copying Ortega’s motions on TikTok, but it turns out that she was the one who invented them.

“At first, they wanted a flash mob, but I thought, no, there’s no way Wednesday would be cool with dancing and instigating a bunch of people,” Ortega claims.

She said that she was given choreography duties by director Tim Burton. He said, “I know you have it. On it, you’ve been focusing. Even so, I’m not worried. I believe you. Oh, sure, you know, it’s all so lovely, I said.

She said that Siouxsie Sioux, LeneLovich, Nina Hagen, and Denis Levant were the sources of her inspiration for the choreography.

I had not discussed it at all, she said. God, oh God. I was furious with myself. I was such a fool, I thought. I can’t dance. That is not something I do. I’ve never worked in that industry. I was awake for two days straight.

Ortega added that before her dance even went live, she was assured it would be popular on TikTok. The prophecy came true.

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