In the new teaser for the series, Netflix's take on Wednesday Addams is the ultimate transfer student.
17 Aug, 2022
Netflix’s Wednesday actually looks like it might be a delight
Though Morticia and Gomez Addams' daughter is best known for her misanthropy, the debut teaser for Tim Burton's new Netflix comedy Wednesday is a very helpful (and promising) reminder that the melancholy adolescent has always been a social butterfly. While the individuals Wednesday Addams chooses to bless with her presence may not share her sense of fun, it doesn't mean she isn't making an honest attempt to connect with them.
Wednesday's debut trailer shows Wednesday (Jenna Ortega) being expelled from yet another of her "regular" schools for scaring her classmates, something neither her mother (Catherine Zeta-Jones) nor father (Luis Guzman are shocked to hear. Wednesday's parents recognize that she's just being herself and defending her brother Pugsley (Isaac Ordonez), but they also understand that if their daughter is to obtain a good education, she'll need a school that can accommodate to her special needs.
The video makes it apparent that Nevermore Academy, a strange institution managed by Larissa Weems (Gwendoline Christie), is a far better match for Wednesday, with lessons centered on lethal duels and otherworldly animals. What's more difficult to predict is whether the rest of Nevermore's student population will be prepared for the chaos that its newest pupil will bring to the school when Wednesday premieres on Netflix this autumn.