Tim Burton and Netflix have made a real madness with one of the most anticipated projects on the streaming platform of all time.
Jenna Ortega recently spoke about her experience playing the lead in Wednesday, the next series of Tim Burton for Netflix based on the legendary addams family. This character first appeared on the small screen in the 1960 television series, Addams Family.
After the original series and an animated spin-off during the 1970s, the Addams Family built a successful film franchise, with two films directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. In 2019 we enjoyed an animation reboot with the voices of oscar isaac Y Charlize Theron. Two years later, in October 2021, came The Addams Family 2waiting for the premiere of wednesday streaming.
Now, Tim Burton and the showrunners Al Gough Y Thousands Thousand are giving Wednesday its own television series. The show will have eight episodes and will tell the story of the teenager as she perfects her psychic abilities in the nevermore academy. While attending to his studies, Wednesday becomes involved in the investigation of a local murder spree, as well as the supernatural mystery in which his parents were involved 25 years ago.
Apart from Jenna Ortega, the cast of the Netflix series will include actors of the stature of Luis Guzmán (Gomez), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia), Issac Ordonez (Pugsley), Gwendoline Christie (Larrisa), Victor Dorobantu (Thing) Y George Burcea (Lurch).
Wednesday will do justice to a character much loved by fans
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jenna Ortega spoke about what it was like to work alongside Tim Burton and the challenges of taking on the role of Wednesday. Such an iconic role, sure. About the director, the actress said that he was “the most detailed” of the filmmakers with whom she had worked. He also talked about the pressure to “do justice” to the character in this new series from the streaming giant.
«It’s been crazy, quite a crazy experience. I have been lucky enough to work with an iconic director who happens to be at the same time one of the most caring directors I have ever met. And also the one that pays the most attention to detail. Putting myself in the shoes of someone who is somewhat eccentric and terrifying has been really exciting for me. It has definitely been a challenge. Especially with such a beloved character. I wanted to take care of her and do justice with her«, explained Jenna Ortega about The Addams Family Netflix series starring Wednesday.