Wednesday is an upcoming television series based on the classic Charles Addams comic strip, The Addams Family. This darkly comedic show follows Wednesday Addams, a student at the mysterious Nevermore Academy. Wednesday is trying to come to terms with her emerging psychic powers and uncover a monstrous killing spree that’s been terrorizing the town.
The cast of Wednesday is filled with familiar faces from TV and film. Jenna Ortega (Jane the Virgin, You) stars as Wednesday Addams alongside Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Jamie McShane (Sons of Anarchy, Bosch), Percy Hynes White (The Gifted, Between), Hunter Doohan (Fear the Walking Dead, Sword Gai: The Animation), Emma Myers (Unforgotten, All About Nina), Joy Sunday (American Horror Story, NCIS: Los Angeles), Naomi J Ogawa (Tales of the City, The Good Doctor), Moosa Mostafa (A Million Little Things, Good Trouble), Georgie Farmer (The Order, Siren), Riki Lindhome (Big Bang Theory, Gilmore Girls), Christina Ricci (Sleepy Hollow, Monster), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago, Ocean’s Twelve), Luis Guzmán (Punch Drunk Love, Narcos), and Isaac Ordonez (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NYPD Blue).
The series is executive produced by Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice), Steve Stark (Reign, The Big Bang Theory), Andrew Mittman (The Goldbergs, Community), Kevin Miserocchi (The Addams Family, Scooby-Doo: Where Are You!), Kayla Alpert (The Middle, New Girl), Jonathan Glickman (Legally Blonde, Spy Kids), Gail Berman (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Tommy Harper (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Jack Ryan), and Kevin Lafferty (The Simpsons, Futurama). It is written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville, Into the Badlands). The series is produced by MGM Television, Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, and Glickmania. Wednesday is set to premiere on November 23, 2022.
Premier date: November 23, 2022
Director: Tim Burton
Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Producers: Tim Burton, Steve Stark, Andrew Mittman, Kevin Miserocchi, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman, Gail Berman, Tommy Harper, Kevin Lafferty