Tightening the chokehold Wednesday Addams costumes have on Halloween, the primary trailer for Netflix’s upcoming sequence “Wednesday” has arrived.
Creepy, kooky and as gloriously macabre as ever, the Addams Family is again, however this time reimagined to position the eponymous and barely murderous daughter at its middle.
“Scream” star Jenna Ortega steps confidently into the coiled braids as soon as worn by Christina Ricci, who starred because the character in 1991′s “The Addams Family” and its sequel “Addams Family Values.”
The two-minute clip begins with Wednesday getting the boot from her faculty for gleefully releasing right into a pool two luggage of piranhas on a bunch of water polo gamers. She finally lands a spot at a brand new faculty, Nevermore, which her mother and father Morticia and Gomez Addams, performed right here by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán, as soon as attended.
Described as a “sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery,” the sequence will comply with Wednesday’s “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,” in line with the present’s official synopsis.
Within the trailer, we see flashes of what’s in retailer for the titular goth, as she fences, dances and customarily wreaks blood-soaked mayhem, as she takes a “stab at being social” in her new environs.
“Little did I know I’d be stepping into a nightmare — full of mystery, mayhem and murder,” Ortega’s Wednesday says within the trailer. “I think I’m going to love it here.”
Director Tim Burton will helm 4 of the eight episodes of the sequence, which might be overseen by showrunners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
The sequence additionally stars Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, Ricci, who’s returning in a at present undisclosed half, and a mysterious performer within the position of Uncle Fester, which the creators are protecting as a shock.
“We have no comment on Uncle Fester,” Gough advised Self-importance Truthful in an interview revealed Tuesday. “Watch the show.”
Millar and Gough, who additionally created the hit present “Smallville,” described “Wednesday” as firmly its “own thing” that additionally appears like “an eight-hour Tim Burton movie.”
Millar advised Self-importance Truthful: “It’s something that lives within the Venn diagram of what happened before, but it’s its own thing. It’s not trying to be the movies or the ’60s TV show. That was very important to us and very important to Tim.”
Simply in time for Halloween, “Wednesday” is slated to debut this fall on Netflix.