Netflix announces full cast of Wednesday S2 as production begins

Percy Hynes White has been dropped out of the second season, while Steve Buscemi has been made a series regular along with Billie Piper, Evie Templeton, Owen Painter, and Noah Taylor
Netflix announces full cast of Wednesday S2 as production begins

Netflix unveiled a cast announcement video for the second season of the popular comedy series, Wednesday, starring Jenna Ortega in the titular role. The video also revealed that the shooting for the second season has officially commenced. 

Of course, Ortega will be leading the second season as well. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, Isaac Ordonez, and Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo have all been made series regulars and will return as Morticia Addams, Gomez Addams, Pugsley Addams and Ritchie Santiago, respectively. Also returning are, Emma Myers, Joy Sunday, Hunter Doohan, Victor Dorobantu, Moosa Mostafa, and Georgie Farmer along with guest stars Fred Armisen and Jamie McShane. 

Notably, Percy Hynes White, who played the role of Xavier Thorpe, has not been mentioned as a part of the cast. It is to be noted that White denied sexual assault accusations on social media in 2023, calling them false.

Billie Piper, Evie Templeton, Owen Painter, and Noah Taylor are the other new series regulars. Netflix has also confirmed that Steve Buscemi will appear as a series regular, while Thandiwe Newtown has been roped in for a guest role. The guest star lineup also includes Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Lumley, Frances O’Connor, Haley Joel Osment, Heather Matarazzo and Joonas Suotamo.

Based on the character Wednesday Addams from the Addams Family, a multimedia franchise created by American cartoonist Charles Addams, the series is created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It stars Jenna Ortega in the titular role. 

The upcoming season of Wednesday will see Jenna Ortega reprising her role as the titular Addams Family scion navigating her teenage years at the sinister school. The first season, which debuted in November 2022, ended with Wednesday successfully solving a series of grisly murders while also thwarting an attempt to destroy Nevermore and its students.

Details regarding the plot of Wednesday Season 2 and release date are yet to be revealed by the makers.

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