A family drama based on The Addams Family, Wednesday is the brand-new Netflix Original series directed by Tim Burton. Apart from being Burton’s directorial debut, Wednesday was created by Al Gough and Miles Millar and produced by Jon Glickman, Andrew Mittman, Tim Burton, and Gail Berman.
Here’s all the information you need to know about Wednesday, including cast, trailer, plot, and release date.
What is the plot of Wednesday?
The official loglines of the series, according to Netflix, are:
“Wednesday Addams misadventures as a student at Nevermore Academy: a very unique boarding school snuggled in deepest New England.
Wednesday’s attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago — all while navigating her new and very tangled relationships at Nevermore.”
According to What’s on Netflix, the official synopsis of Wednesday reads:
“After getting kicked out of eight schools in Five years, Willa aka Wednesday Adams is beginning a new chapter of her life at the academy, the two-century-old boarding school attended by her parents. However, Willa wants nothing to do with their alma mater and she’s already planning her escape. But this academy is like no other school she’s ever attended. It’s a school of outcasts with four main cliques, the Fangs (vampires) the Furs (werewolves), the Scales (sirens) and the Stoners. It is also a piece of the mystery that holds dark secrets about her family’s past.”
When will Wednesday premiere on Netflix?
Unfortunately, Wednesday won’t be hitting the Netflix library this September. As per the official sources, this family fantasy is all set to release on Netflix on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
What is the cast list for Netflix’s Wednesday?
The official cast list for Wednesday includes:
- Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams
- Christina Ricci as TBA
- Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams
- Luis Guzman as Gomez Addams
- Emma Mayers as Enid Sinclair
- Hunter Doohan as Tyler Galpin
- Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe
- Joy Sunday as Bianca Barclay
- Gwendoline Christy as Principal Larissa Weems
- Riki Lindhome as Dr. Valerie Kinbott
- Jamie McShane as Sheriff Donavan Galpin
- Thora Birch as Ms. Tamara Novak
What is Wednesday’s production status?
Wednesday is currently in the post-production stage, with principal photography commenced on the project in September 2021, which took place in Romania. The filming process was carried out throughout the Fall and Winter and finally wrapped on February 10th, 2022.
According to the official sources, Wednesday will reportedly stream a total of eight episodes with an approximate runtime of 60 minutes.
At the time of writing, there are no updates whatsoever regarding Wednesday being the limited series. However, the decision rests on the shoulders of Tim Burton, who is the director, executive producer, and showrunner of the series.