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Christina Ricci weighed in on Jenna Ortega taking over the role of Wednesday Addams for a new Netflix series.
"Jenna is incredible," Ricci said of the "Scream" star and her work on the upcoming show.
Ortega will star on "Wednesday," which follows the title character in her teenage years.
Christina Ricci had nothing but praise for Jenna Ortega and the "Scream" star's new role as Wednesday Addams on an upcoming Netflix show that is being produced Tim Burton.
Ricci, who will also appear on the new series in a still-undisclosed role, told Variety that jumping back into the world of the Addams Family was "super fun."
"I loved working with Tim. I worked with Gwendolyn Christie, it was amazing. And Jenna is incredible," the "Yellowjackets" star said.
"It's such a great modern take on Wednesday," Ricci continued, after revealing to Variety that she had seen some photos of Ortega in costume as Wednesday before arriving on set. "It's so true tonally to the heart and soul of [the original], but it's then it's incredibly modern and it's great."
Ortega will play a teenage version of Wednesday in the upcoming series, which will also star Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Isaac Ordonez as Wednesday's brother Pugsley, and George Burcea as Lurch. According to Variety, Luis Guzmán will guest star as Morticia's husband (and Wednesday and Pugsley's father) Gomez Addams, and Burton will direct multiple episodes in addition to producing.
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