Netflix Kicks Off Spooky Season With New Official Trailer for “Wednesday”

Jenna Ortega in
Jenna Ortega in "Wednesday"

Netflix is celebrating the spooky season in style, by dropping a trailer for one of their most exciting new horror-themed shows. The new official trailer for Wednesday sees the titular character stepping through the doors of Nevermore Academy and running into all sorts of quirky characters along the way.

Jenna Ortega portrays the teenage Wednesday Addams, as she tries to adjust to her new life at Nevermore, while dealing with a long list of other problems—from her emerging psychic abilities and a mysterious killing spree at a local town, to a murder mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago.

This trailer isn’t the first look at Wednesday, but it created quite a splash because it introduced us to a couple of key characters. Fred Armisen plays Uncle Fester, while Christina Ricci takes on the role of the original character Marilyn Thornhill. Her appearance will give you a major nostalgia overload because she used to play Wednesday Adams back in the ’90s.

Wednesday also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia Addams), Luis Guzmán (Gomez Addams), Isaac Ordonez (Pugsley Addams), and Gwendoline Christie (Principal Larissa Weems). Alfred Gough and Miles Millar serve as the showrunners, after co-creating the series alongside Tim Burton. Wednesday is coming to Netflix on November 23 and the first season will feature a total of eight episodes.