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The great team of Netflix Y Tim Burton They are preparing a live action series of Merlina Addams which will be named “Wednesday“, and it has certainly been news that has made a great impression among fans of the story.
Netflix recently announced Wednesday, a live action series by Merlina Addams, the famous member of “The Addams Family“.
And this new content will be directed by Tim Burton himself, one of the most recognized directors in the world in the horror genre.
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It is worth mentioning that at the moment its release date is unknown and there is no information about the actress who will play Merlina.
According to the aforementioned medium, Wednesday will be a Serie for young adults and the story, while set during Merlina Addams’ student stage, will explore other experiences of the young woman.
She attempts to master her psychic ability, thwart a monstrous murder spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that involved her parents 25 years ago. All while experiencing his new and very tangled relationships in Nevermore, “they explain.
As we already mentioned, Tim Burton will be the director of Wednesday, however, the showrunners will be Al Gough and Miles Millar.
Tim Burton is bringing Wednesday Addams to Netflix in a live-action coming-of-age series!
Burton will also make his TV directorial debut on the sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery that follows Wednesday as a student at Nevermore Academy pic.twitter.com/8ei3wIUrxq
– Netflix (@netflix) February 17, 2021
The first to work in productions such as Shanghai Noon, Shanghai Knights and Spider-Man 2, among others and for his part, Millar participated in the series Charlie’s Angels, Smallville and Aquaman.
Regarding his history in the world of cinema, he stands out as a screenwriter in Spider-Man 2 and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.
In addition to Tim Burton, Wednesday’s executive production includes Kevin Miserocchi, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman, Gail Berman, MGM Television and the Tee & Charles Adams foundation.
It is worth mentioning that the latter was dedicated to spreading and preserving the work of Charles Samuel Addams, the American cartoonist who gave life to the popular family.
It is worth mentioning that producers Berman and Miserocchi already have experience with the franchise, since in 2019 they produced in the animated film The Addams Family.
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And although the Netflix announcement has taken us by surprise, in October 2020 the first rumors arose about a possible reboot of Los locos Addams.
However, at that time it was only mentioned that MGM Television was responsible for the production and now everything indicates that Netflix opened the portfolio for Merlina Addams to be part of its catalog of original productions.
On the other hand, The Crazy Addams was an American television series, comedy and fantasy for adolescents and adults, which aired on the ABC television network from 1964 to 1966.
The series was based on the cartoons that Charles Addams had published in The New Yorker, and that were adapted for the TV by producer David Levy.
This series consisted of sixty-four thirty-minute chapters, recorded in black and white and broadcast on the ABC network, from September 18, 1964 to April 8, 1966.
It is worth mentioning that it is often compared to its rival on the CBS television network, The Munsters, however, this series was the first adaptation of the characters of The Addams Family to include the famous characteristic melody.
The Addams Family television series was initially produced by film and television production company Filmways, Inc. at General Service Studios in Hollywood, California, but the company that succeeded it, MGM Television, owns the rights to the show.