Jenna Ortega plays Wednesday Addams in the Netflix series.
Scream Queen Jenna Ortega is Wednesday Addams. She takes on the iconic character in the Tim Burton series for Netflix. It is a twisted new Addams Family series coming this October. In addition to Ortega in the title role, the series also features Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzman, Gwendoline Christie, and Christina Ricci. The series is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Watch the featurette with Ortega and Burton below!
Wednesday attempts to master her emerging psychic ability to thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town. She plans to solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago while navigating her new and very tangled relationships at Nevermore.