Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia in the impending Wednesday Addams series at Netflix

Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia in the impending Wednesday Addams series at Netflix

Zeta-Jones will show up in a visitor featuring job as the notorious Addams family matron in the series, named “Wednesday.” She joins recently declared cast individuals Jenna Ortega and Luis Guzmán. Ortega will star as Wednesday while Guzmán will play Gomez Addams, Morticia’s better half.

“Wednesday,” which got an eight-scene request at Netflix in February, is depicted as an extraordinarily mixed secret outlining Wednesday Addams’ years as an understudy at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday’s endeavors to dominate her arising clairvoyant capacity, defeat an immense killing binge that has threatened the neighborhood town, and tackle the extraordinary secret that entangled her folks 25 years prior — all while exploring her new and bright tangled connections at Nevermore.

Zeta-Jones is the furthest down the line entertainer to offer a true to life version of Morticia. Carolyn Jones played the person first during the 1960s “Addams Family” TV series. Anjelica Huston maybe most broadly played her in the two “Addams Family” films during the 1990s. Most as of late, Charlize Theron voiced Morticia in the 2019 “Addams Family” enlivened film.

Zeta-Jones has featured in various TV ventures of late, including “Quarrel: Bette and Joan” for FX, “Sovereign America” for Facebook Watch, and “Extravagant Son” at Fox. She won the Academy Award for best supporting entertainer for her part in the hit melodic component “Chicago” in 2003. Her other film jobs incorporate “The Mask of Zorro,” “Ensnarement,” and “Sea’s 12.”

She is repped by UTA, Independent Talent Group, and Ziffren Brittenham.

Al Gough and Miles Millar made “Wednesday” and will fill in as showrunners and chief makers. Tim Burton is installed to immediate and chief produce. Other chief makers are Steve Stark, Andrew Mittman for 1.21, Kevin Miserocchi of the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman for Glickmania, and Gail Berman. Mittman, Berman, and Miserocchi all chief delivered the 2019 enlivened “Addams Family” film, while Glickman is a leader maker on the forthcoming spin-off. MGM Television will deliver.

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