Luis Guzman joins Tim Burton's Addams Family spin-off series
The role of Gomez has previously been played by John Astin, Raul Julia and Tim Curry across mediums
Actor Luis Guzman has been roped in to play Gomez Addams in filmmaker Tim Burton's live-action Addams Family spin-off series.
Titled Wednesday, the Netflix show will focus on the character of Wednesday Addams, to be portrayed by You-fame Jenna Ortega.
Said to be a coming-of-age comedy, the series will be penned by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar. It marks the TV debut for Burton, known for directing films like Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland.
The series will follow Wednesday's years as a student at Nevermore Academy, where she attempts to master her emerging psychic ability. Gough and Millar will also serve as showrunners and executive producers. Burton will double up as an executive producer.
The role of Gomez has previously been played by John Astin, Raul Julia and Tim Curry across mediums.