Tim Burton makes TV directorial debut with Wednesday Addams series

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A new live-action series directed by Tim Burton.
A new live-action series directed by Tim Burton.
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Tim Burton is making his TV directorial debut with a live-action series about Wednesday Addams on Netflix.

The streaming service announced the news on Wednesday (of course) via their official account.  The upcoming eight-episode series is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday's years as a Nevermore Academy student.


The creators of Smallville, Al Gough and Miles Millar, will serve as showrunners and executive producers.

In a press release, the streaming service said: "When we first heard Al Gough and Miles Millar's pitch for Wednesday we were struck, like an arrow from a crossbow, right in our hearts. They nailed the tone, the spirit and the characters, but gave us a fresh way into this story.

"We then got the call that visionary director and lifelong Addams Family fan Tim Burton wanted to make his television directorial debut with this series. Tim has had a history of telling empowering stories about social outsiders."

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