Tim Burton was called Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones, Star Wars) in his next Addams family-inspired series Wednesday. She will take on the role of Larissa Weems, a longtime rival of Morticia Addams. She will be fantastic in the role!
This is a coming-of-age comedy series about “a sleepy, supernaturally infused mystery that Addams plans to spend the year as a student at Nevermore Academy on Wednesday. terrorized the local town, and solved the supernatural mystery that had killed her parents 25 years ago – all while navigating their new and very confused relationship with Nevermore.
It was previously known that Jenna Ortega plays Wednesday Addams, Luis Guzman plays Gomez Addams, an Catherine Zeta-Jones was cast in the role of Morticia Addams.
The rest of the cast and characters from the series include the following:
Hunter Doohan (Your honor, truth be told) will play Tyler Galpin. “A town that strikes an unlikely friendship with Wednesday’s Addams. Tyler has a troubled relationship with his father, the local sheriff.”
Georgie Bauer (Treadstone, The Evermoor Chronicles) played Ajax Petropolus. “A student at the Nevermore Academy who is also a Gorgon. Restless and shy, Ajax are anxious to look anyone in the eye.”
Moosa Mostafa (Birthstone !, the last bus) played by Eugene Otinger. “One of the quirkiest students at Nevermore Academy and president of the school’s Bee-Keeping Club.”
Emma Myers (Girl in the basement, taste of Christmas) will take over the role of Enid Sinclair. “She’s a sunny and colorful California roommate at the Nevermore Academy on Wednesday. Enid comes from a pack of San Francisco Werewolves.”
Naomi J. Ogawa (Skylin3s) will play Yoko Tanaka. “A vampire with Harajuku-inspired Goth flair and one of the cool kids at Nevermore Academy.”
Joy Sunday (Dear White People, The Beta Test) was cast as Bianca Barclay. “One of Nevermore Academy’s most popular students, Bianca comes down from a long line of sirens with a fascinating power to convince.”
Percy Hynes White (The highly gifted, rather difficult cases) played Xavier Thorpe. “A charismatic and supernatural artistic Nevermore Academy student who comes from wealth thanks to his celebrity psychic father.”
Thora Birch (Ghost World, The Walking Dead) takes on the role of Tamara Novak. “Wednesday dorm mom and the only ‘normie’ in the staff at Nevermore Academy with a focus on everything botanical.”
Riki Lindhome (Knives Out, Another Period) played by Dr. Valerie Kinbott. “A local therapist in the sleepy city of Jericho who takes a special interest in her latest patient Wednesday Addams.”
Jamie McShane (Mank, Bloodline) plays Sheriff Donovan Galpin. “Born and born in Jericho, this sheriff has always had an issue with the Nevermore Academy and a vendetta against former student Gomez Addams.”
The eight episode series was written by Smallville Creator Al Gough in the Thousands of Millar, and Burton will immediately. All three of them will also serve as showrunners in the series and executive producers.