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Jenna Ortega: Becomes iconic Wednesday Addams in the upcoming Tim Burton’s new series for Netflix

The 18 year-old actress Jenna Ortega secured the lead role in Wednesday Addams, taking the iconic role from Christina Ricci. Find out more here!

Jenna Ortega to become Wednesday Addams
Jenna Ortega to become Wednesday Addams

Jenna Ortega is the new Wednesday Addams. Isn’t she just perfect for that role? The Mexican and Puerto Rican actress secured the lead role in Wednesday, Tim Burton’s upcoming live-action Addams Family series for Netflix.

“New chapter. Hope I can do Wednesday Addams justice,” wrote the 18 year-old latina actress on Instagram after the news broke. Jenna Ortega shared a selfie holding the script for chapter one.

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As reported by Deadline, the comedy series is written by SmallVille creators Al Gough and Miles Millar. Tim Burton is making his television directorial debut with the mystery-infused show.

The first season of the series will consist of eight episodes, and they will follow Gomez and Morticia Addams’ only daughter as a student at Nevermore Academy. In this place, she tries to master her psychic ability and attempts to solve a supernatural mystery.

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