Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Truly Transformed into Morticia Addams in New ‘Wednesday’ Cast Photo

Netflix is sharing a sneak peek of Tim Burton’s all-new The Addams Family adaptation, and it’s safe to say he totally nailed it.

Vanity Fair obtained exclusive rights to the first “family” photos from the upcoming eight-episode series, titled Wednesday. The pics (see them here) feature a never-before-seen glimpse of the brand-new actors, who are nearly unrecognizable in their classic Addams Family garb.

In the main photo (which was also posted on social media), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia) is wearing a black floor-length gown that hugs her hips before flaring out at the bottom. She’s also sporting a straight black wig to tie it all together. While Luis Guzmán (Gomez) is donning a classic pin-stripe suit, Isaac Ordonez (Pugsley) is sporting a preppy striped sweater.

However, the real showstopper is Jenna Ortega (Wednesday), who couldn’t look more like Christina Ricci if she tried. Everything from the braids to the dress are identical to the 1991 movie character.

the addams family netflix wednesday cast photo

According to Netflix, the series will examine Wednesday’s life as a student at the Nevermore Academy. The synopsis reads, “Wednesday 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.”

Wednesday was created by Smallville masterminds Miles Millar and Alfred Gough. They teamed up with Burton to produce a spin-off series that honors the original story, versus replacing it.

Netflix hasn’t announced an official premiere date for Wednesday, but it’s expected to debut sometime this fall.

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