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Luis Guzmán to Star as Gomez Addams in “Wednesday” for Netflix

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Luis Guzmán (“Traffic,” “Waiting“) will be taking on the role of Gomez Addams in the upcoming Netflix live action series “Wednesday.” Jenna Ortega (“Scream,” “The Fallout“) was already announced as starring in the leading role of Wednesday Addams.

Series creators Al Gough and Miles Millar are also serving as showrunners.

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From the official announcement, we can see that Burton will be directing the live-action series for Netflix. It’ll be 8 episodes, and there was even a logline released:

The upcoming eight-episode series is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday’s years as a student at the peculiar 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 of the strange and diverse student body.

We’ll let you know what we hear about a likely release date.

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