Netflix has given fans a glimpse of Jenna Ortega in her lead role as spooky Wednesday Addams in the trailer for a new spin-off series.
The supernatural detective film, directed by Tim Burton and starring Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Luis Guzman as Gomez and Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, is due out later this year.
The series follows the 16-year-old Wednesday as a student at Nevermore Academy.
The first season will follow on Wednesday as she tries to master her emerging psychic abilities, stop the killing that terrorizes the town and solve the murder mystery her parents were embroiled in 25. last year.
In the teaser, Zeta-Jones and Guzman appear beloved as members of the Addams family, driving Wednesday to Nevermore Academy after she was expelled from eight schools in five years.
“You’ll love Nevermore,” says Guzman. It’s a magical place where I met your mother. Loved. “
Zeta-Jones, with long dark hair, pale skin and dark lipstick, added: “You will eventually be among those your age who understand you. Maybe even make friends.”
The trailer shows Ortega’s classic braided hair on Wednesday, pale skin, heavy eye makeup and a collared skirt.
She said: ‘I had no idea I was going to enter a nightmare full of mystery, confusion and murder. I think I’ll like it here. “
On Tuesday, Netflix shared a black and white photo of the quartet on Twitter.
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“Welcome to Netflix’s Addams Family,” said the streaming giant.
“Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jenna Ortega, Luis Guzman and Isaac Ordonez star on Wednesday, Tim Burton’s new series.”
Co-creator Miles Millar told Vanity Fair: “It’s not trying to be ’60s movies or TV shows.
“That’s very important to us and very important to Tim (Burton).”
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/jenna-ortega-embodies-wednesday-addams-in-teaser-for-netflixs-spin-off-series-41919227.html Jenna Ortega incarnates Wednesday Addams in trailer for Netflix spin-off series