Piranhas, cellos and arson? The trailer for the upcoming present “Wednesday” has every part a lady may dream of.
On Wednesday, Netflix aptly dropped the trailer for its upcoming Tim Burton collection that facilities on the daughter from “The Addams Family.” Within the clip, Jenna Ortega embodies the beloved character together with her black collared costume and jet-black hair in pigtails.
Viewers first see Ortega’s Wednesday moments earlier than she’s expelled from college.
Strolling intentionally into an indoor pool space whereas carrying two luggage filled with piranhas, she tells a workforce of bullying water-polo gamers, “The only person who gets to torture my brother is me.” Then she fills the pool with the flesh-eating fish.
Now getting into a brand new chapter in her “very interesting educational journey” — apparently eight colleges in 5 years — Wednesday enrolls at her dad and mom’ alma mater, Nevermore Academy. In keeping with Netflix, “Wednesday” will chart its titular character’s time at Nevermore, the place she’s going to grasp her supernatural powers whereas navigating teenage woes.
“Little did I know I’d be stepping into a nightmare full of mystery, mayhem and murder,” Wednesday says of her upcoming journey. “I think I’m going to love it here.”
Although the collection’ highlight certainly shines on Ortega, the trailer additionally provides a peek at Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams and Luis Guzmán as Gomez Addams. Among the many different actors set to affix the household’s grim and gloomy world are Gwendoline Christie, Jamie McShane and Percy Hynes White. Christina Ricci, who introduced Wednesday Addams to life within the ‘90s, is also set to appear as a new character.
While fans on social media shared excitement for Ortega’s subsequent function, author Shea Serrano paid consideration to a different element of the brand new iteration of the story of the creepy, kooky, mysterious and ooky household.
“Confirmation that the addams family is latino,” he tweeted. “Huge day for us.”
Ortega, who’s of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, has had earlier gigs within the thriller world. She most lately starred within the newest “Scream” movie and in Ti West’s “X.”
The clip, which additionally confirmed a fast glimpse of the disembodied hand Factor, concluded with the quintessential “Addams Family” double-snap.
Netflix has but to set a launch date for “Wednesday,” however says the collection will premiere within the fall.