Jenna Ortega Cast as Wednesday Addams In Live Action Netflix Series!

Jenna Ortega has a super exciting new role and today, Wednesday (May 19), is the perfect today to announce it!

The 18-year-old actress and author will be starring as Wednesday Addams in the upcoming live action Netflix series Wednesday.

“New chapter. Hope I can do Wednesday Addams justice. *snaps twice*” she wrote on Instagram.

Keep reading to learn more about the show…

Wednesday is a comedic coming-of-age tale from Netflix. It is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy. 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.

The series, from Tim Burton, was first announced back in February, and will consist of eight episodes.

Jenna has quite a few projects coming out in the next year. See the latest on her here!

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