Actress Christina Ricci is returning to the world of The Addams Family with a role in the upcoming Netflix series ‘Wednesday”.

Ricci, who played Wednesday Addams in the 1990’s film The Addams Family directed by Barry Sonenfeld along with its sequel. While Ricci is synonymous with the role, she will not be reprising it in the series as Jenna Ortega has landed the role of Wednesday.

Ricci’s role has not been revealed, but it has been confirmed that she is playing a new character in the series and not an older version of Wednesday.

The series also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Adams alongside Luis Guzman as Gomez Addams.

Wednesday is written by Smallville co-creators Al Gough and Miles Millar. The series will be directed by Tim Burton.

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