Catherine Zeta-Jones to play Addams family matriarch Morticia in Netflix's 'Wednesday' series

51-year-old Oscar winner is set to play Morticia Addams, the matriarch of the famously spooky Addams family in a Netflix公司 系列, Streamer 的一名代表向福克斯新闻证实.

根据新闻稿, she will appear in星期三as a guest star in the live-action Netflix series, which is being produced and directed by Tim Burton.

另外, Luis Guzmán will play Morticia’s husband Gomez while Jenna Ortega will play the title character.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia Addams in Netflix's ‘Wednesday.’

Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia Addams in Netflix’s ‘Wednesday.’ (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for Turner)

The series is told from the perspective of Wednesday Addams, the daughter of Morticia and Gomez during her days as a student at Nevermore Academy as she works to develop her powers as a psychic in order to save a local town from a killing spree, per Variety.

Zeta-Jones is one of several actresses to play Morticia Addams recently. In 2019’s animatedThe Addam’s Familyand its sequel due out later this year, Charlize Theron voiced the character while Anjelica Huston portrayed her in a pair of movies in the early 1990s.

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On the television side, Carolyn Jones and Ellie Harvie have played the role in shows based on the family.

Zeta-Jones has carved out a niche for herself in 电视 of late, appearing in the second and final season of Fox’sProdigal Sonand starring in Facebook Watch’sQueen America.” 另外, she starred in Lifetime’sCocaine Godmotherand played Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland inFeud: Bette and Joan.

Zeta Jones is known for movies like ‘Chicago’ and ‘Ocean’s 12,' as well as television shows like ‘Prodigal Son’ and ‘Feud: Bette and Joan.’

Zeta Jones is known for movies like ‘Chicago’ and ‘Ocean’s 12,as well as television shows like ‘Prodigal Son’ and ‘Feud: Bette and Joan.’ (图片由Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images摄)

当然, she is best known for her film work 包含 “The Mask of Zorro,” “Ocean’s 12and her 奥斯卡-winning turn inChicago.She also won a Tony in 2010 after appearing inA Little Night Musicon Broadway.

“星期三” received an eight-episode order from Netflix earlier this year. A release date has yet to be announced, as does additional casting outside of Zeta-Jones, Ortega and Guzmán.

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Reps for Zeta-Jones did not immediately respond to Fox News’ 征求意见.

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