Wednesday Addams Netflix Series Casts Gwendoline Christie as Morticia’s Rival

Wednesday Addams Netflix Series Casts Gwendoline Christie as Morticia’s Rival
Gwendoline Christie is going from portraying the stalwart knight Brienne of Tarth on “Game of Thrones” to playing Larissa Weems, a longtime rival of Morticia Addams in Netflix’s “Wednesday.” Christie is a series regular.

The eight-episode series — a live-action, comedic, supernatural mystery that Netflix ordered in February — revolves around Wednesday Addams (Jenna Ortega) going to the Nevermore Academy. Larissa (Christie) is the principal there, and according to Netflix, she “still has an axe to grind with her former classmate Morticia Addams” (guest star Catherine Zeta-Jones). Netflix previously announced that Luis Guzmán will guest star on “Wednesday” as Gomez Addams.

The streamer also announced the full cast of “Wednesday” on, uh, Wednesday, filling in several canonical “Addams Family” characters: Issac Ordonez (Pugsley Addams), Victor Dorobantu (Thing) and George Burcea (Lurch), with Tommie Earl Jenkins (Mayor Walker), Iman Marson (Lucas Walker), William Houston (Joseph Crackstone), Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Deputy Santiago), Oliver Watson
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