Wednesday – production begins on season 2: new stellar cast announced

Steve Buscemi and Christopher Lloyd are among the new cast members of Tim Burton's series.

Wednesday Season 2 Cast

Wednesday is preparing for its long-awaited return! And with her also all the rest of the cast of Tim Burton's popular Netflix series, with some new (and stellar) additions. Filming for season two has officially begun in Ireland. After the success of the first season with more than 250 million views, which remained at the top of Netflix's Global Top 10 for 20 weeks and entered the Top 10 of 93 countries, the series, created and directed by the brilliant mind of Tim Burton, will return to Netflix with some exciting new additions to the cast.

The new cast on Wednesday

Jenna Ortega takes on the iconic role of Wednesday Addams, alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, and Isaac Ordonez in the roles of Morticia, Gomez, and Pugsley Addams respectively. Among the new additions to the cast of the second season, we see the entry of Steve Buscemi (The Big Lebowski, Boardwalk Empire – Empire of Crime) and the participation of Christopher Lloyd (The Addams Family, Back to the Future) as a guest star of the series.

New additions also include Billie Piper (Scoop, I Hate Suzie), Evie Templeton (Return to Silent Hill, Lord of Misrule), Owen Painter (The Little Things in Life, The Handmaid's Tale) and Noah Taylor (Law & Order: Organized Crime, Park Avenue), alongside Joanna Lumley (Fool Me Once, Absolutely Fabulous), Thandiwe Newton (Westworld), Frances O'Connor (The Missing, The Twelve), Haley Joel Osment (The Kominsky Method, Somebody I Used to Know ), Heather Matarazzo (Pretty Princess, Scream) and Joonas Suotamo.

“We are thrilled that in season two the Addams Family will return to Nevermore Academy alongside a dream cast of icons and new faces,” commented creators, writers, and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar. The series is a mystery with investigative and supernatural tones that traces Wednesday Addams' years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Other executive producers include Steve Stark, Andrew Mittman, Tommy Harper, Karen Richards, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman, Gail Berman, and Meredith Averill. And from this second season, Jenna Ortega also takes on the role of executive producer.