Christina Ricci had nothing but praise for Gina Ortega and the new role of Scream star Wednesday Addams on Tim Burtons upcoming Netflix show.
Ritchie who will also appear in the new series in a yettoberevealed role told Variety that returning to the world of the Addams family has been so much fun. I loved working with Tim. Ive worked with Gwendolyn Christie its been amazing. And Jenna is incredible the Yellowjackets star said. Its a great recent shot on Wednesday Ritchie continued after revealing to Variety that she saw some photos of Ortega in costume on Wednesday before hitting the set. Its very real to [the original]s heart and soul but then its incredibly modern and wonderful.
Ortega will play a teen version on Wednesday in the upcoming series which also stars Catherine ZetaJones as Morticia Addams Isaac Ordoñez as Wed Pugsleys brother and George Borcia as Lurch. According to Variety Luis Guzman will guest as Morticias husband and Pugsleys father Gomez Addams and Burton will direct multiple episodes as well as produce. Ritchie is best known for his roles as Wednesdays in 1991s The Addams Family and 1993s Addam Family Values both directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Anjelica Huston Raul Julia and Christopher Lloyd.