‘Wednesday’ Season 2 Begins Production, Adds Christopher Lloyd and More

The Addams Family is back in the woe-fully wonderful Netflix series Wednesday, debuting in 2022 and reintroducing the iconic daughter of Gomez and Morticia as a hero for the outsider in all of us, and today it was announced that production has officially begun on Season 2.

A fun video featuring Thing and Jenna Ortega’s Wednesday was released online today, revealing the full cast for Season 2, which includes new additions Joanna Lumley as Grandmama, Steve Buscemi as Barry Dort, Thandiwe Newton as Dr. Fairburn, Billie Piper as Capri, along with Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Heather Matarazzo (Scream 3, Scream), and Christopher Lloyd (Spirit Halloween: The Movie, Back to the Future), who played Uncle Fester in two 1990s Addams Family feature films, in an unknown new role.

The cast for Season 2 also includes Jenna Ortega (Beetlejuice Beetlejuice, Scream VI) once again as Wednesday Addams, Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Luis Guzman as Gomez Addams, Emma Myers as Enid, Joy Sunday as Bianca, and Fred Armisen as Uncle Fester, as well as Hunter Doohan, Victor Dorobantu, Moosa Mostafa, Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo, Georgie Farmer, Isaac Ordonez, Evie Templeton, Owen Painter, Noah Taylor, Jamie McShane, Frances O’Connor, and Joonas Suotamo (Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Acolyte).

The video further reveals that the title of the first episode of the new season is “Here We Woe Again”, and that Tim Burton is also back to direct the episode.

A group photo of the entire cast and showrunners with Burton was then released, followed by a series of behind the scenes photos from the set were then released online today, as well, with the caption on the official Wednesday Addams Instagram account saying, “I got you these s2 bts photos as a treat and it’s not even Halloween.”

You can see it all below.

Burton and Ortega’s next collaboration, the highly anticipated Halloween-set sequel Beetlejuice Beetlejuice hits theaters this September.

[Related: Life-Size Wednesday Addams Animatronic Coming for Halloween 2024!]

[Related: Read our review of Wednesday Season 1]

Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.