Wednesday (Netflix): Filming for season 2 begins with casting changes

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The cast of Wednesday season 2

The cast of season 2 of Wednesday.

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It is via a photo and a video that Netflix decided to inform fans of the series Wednesday of the cast of season 2. Currently in production, it will therefore not arrive immediately on the streaming service. To wait, here is everything we learned about this show derived from the Addams Family.

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Tim Burton returns to directing

As shown in the video below posted online by Netflix, the first episode (at least) of this season 2 of Wednesdaybaptized An unfortunate new beginning, will be marked by the return behind the camera. from director Tim Burton, who was at the helm of episodes 1 to 4 of the first season. Good news for her followers, but also for actress Jenna Ortega and her comrades, who will be in good hands.

New faces for Wednesday

Five main names stand out among the new central casting: Billie Piper (Doctor Who) who will play Capri, Steve Buscemi (Miracle Workers) who will be Barry Dort, Evie Templeton (Return to Silent Hill), Owen Painter (Tiny Beautiful Things) and Noah Taylor (Law & Order: Organized Crime).

Catherine Zeta-Jones (Morticia), Luis Guzmán (Gomez), Isaac Ordonez (Pugsley) and Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Ritchie Santiago) have been promoted from supporting cast to main cast.

Luis Guzmán, Jenna Ortega and Catherine Zeta-Jones in season 1 of Wednesday.

Luis Guzmán, Jenna Ortega and Catherine Zeta-Jones in season 1 of Wednesday.

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The Addams family will also expand with the guest addition of the grandmother, played by Joanna Lumley (Fool Me Once). Uncle Fetide (Fred Armisen) will also pass a head, as will the actor of Back to the future (and also Uncle Fetid in the films) Christopher Loyd. Its role is still unknown. Many other guests are planned: Thandiwe NewtonFrances O'Connor, Haley Joel Osment, Heather Matarazzo and Joonas Suotamo.

Christina Ricci and Christopher Lloyd in The Addams Family.

After recruiting Christina Ricci in season 1, Wednesday uses another actor seen in The Addams Family, Christopher Lloyd.

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… but also departures

These numerous additions mean, however, that certain main actors will disappear, totally or partially, in this season 2. This is the case of Percy Hynes White (Xavier Thorpe), Naomi J Ogawa (Yoko Tanaka) and Jamie McShane. Only the latter, still in the role of Sheriff Donovan Galpin, will be back as a guest.

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