Netflix has rounded out the cast for the upcoming live-action Addams Family series, ‘Wednesday.’ Directed by Tim Burton, the series has added 10 new members to its cast, who will join the previously announced Jenna Ortega, Luis Guzmán, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Joining the cast are Joy Sunday, Emma Myers, Hunter Doohan, Moosa Mostafa, Georgie Farmer, Naomi J. Ogawa, Percy Hynes White, Jamie McShane, Thora Birch, and Riki Lindhome.
BIANCA BARCLAY, a popular student at Wednesday's school, Nevermore Academy, is played by JOY SUNDAY. Bianca comes from a long line of Sirens with a captivating ability to convince.
EMMA MYERS will play ENID SINCLAIR, Wednesday's bright and colorful Californian roommate at Nevermore Academy. Enid is a member of a San Francisco Werewolf pack.
TYLER GALPIN, a townie who befriends Wednesday, will be played by HUNTER DOOHAN. A townie who meets Wednesday Addams in an odd friendship. Tyler's relationship with his father, the local sheriff, is tense.
MOOSA MOSTAFA plays EUGENE OTINGER, an eccentric Nevermore Academy student, who is also the president of the school's bee-keeping club.
GEORGIE FARMER is AJAX PETROPOLUS, a Gorgon student at Nevermore Academy. Awkward and bashful, Ajax is afraid to look anyone in the eyes.
YOKO TANAKA, a Nevermore vampire "cool kid," is played by NAOMI J. OGAWA. One of the cool kids of Nevermore Academy and a vampire with Harajuku-inspired Goth flair.
XAVIER THORPE, a supernaturally artistic student, is played by PERCY HYNES WHITE. A gregarious and supernaturally artistic Nevermore Academy student who comes from a wealthy family thanks to his famous clairvoyant father.
JAMIE MCSHANE is SHERIFF DONOVAN GALPIN, Born and raised in Jericho, this Sheriff harbors a grudge against Nevermore Academy and vendetta against a former student Gomez Addams.
THORA BIRCH plays TAMARA NOVAK, Wednesday's dorm mother and the only "Normie" on staff at Nevermore Academy with a focus on all things botanical.
RIKI LINDHOME plays DR. VALERIE KINBOTT, a local therapist who is particularly fond of Wednesday. A therapist in the peaceful town of Jericho who is particularly fond of her newest patient, Wednesday Addams.
Previously announced Jenna Ortega plays Wednesday Addams, Luis Guzmán is Gomez Addams, and Catherine Zeta-Jones is Morticia Addams.
The coming-of-age comedy, written by Al Gough and Miles Millar and directed by Burton, is a supernaturally laced mystery that follows Wednesday Addams through her years at Nevermore Academy. That's where she tries to perfect her new psychic gift, stop a terrible killing spree terrorizing the local village, and unravel the otherworldly mystery that engulfed her parents 25 years ago — all while navigating her new and highly complex relationships at Nevermore.
Burton executive produces with Gough and Millar, who will act as series showrunners. Wednesday is produced by MGM Television, which owns the underlying IP rights. The executive producers also include Andrew Mittman for 1.21 (The Addams Family, Alphas), Kevin Miserocchi (Tee and Charles Addams Foundation), Kayla Alpert (Code Black, Up All Night), Jonathan Glickman for Glickmania (RESPECT, Addams Family 2), and Gail Berman (The Addams Family, Alphas).
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