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Catherine Zeta-Jones Cast In New ‘Addams Family’ Series

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Tim Burton is working on a new Addams Family series. The show will be titled Wednesday and will focus on the family’s teenage girl, Wednesday Addams. While the rest of the family will have a smaller role, it was still important to have the perfect casting. Catherine Zeta-Jones has been cast as Wednesday’s mother, Morticia Addams.

Reportedly, the show will follow Wednesday as she attends Nevermore Academy and works on her psychic abilities. She also must solve a mystery that her parents were involved in 25 years ago. Jenna Ortega is set to play Wednesday.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones is cast to play Morticia Addams in new series

ENTRAPMENT, Catherine Zeta-Jones, 1999. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. Courtesy: Everett Collection

Tim Burton is directing the series and this is the first time he is moving to television from movies. It will begin with eight episodes and is reportedly a comedy.

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Anjelica Huston, 1991 / Everett Collection

Catherine has already been busy working on the show Prodigal Son as Dr. Vivian Capshaw. What do you think of Catherine playing the iconic Morticia? If you’re a fan of Catherine, take a look at her personal life and see everything she eats in a day:

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