The entertainment world’s spooky clan The Addams Family will be returning to TV in a live-action series reboot.
TV Marketplace was left buzzing with reports that Tim Burton is currently in talks to executive produce the new show and is considering directing all of the episodes. Burton’s last project was a live-action remake of Dumbo.
According to Deadline’s sources, the series will take place in present day from the point of view of Wednesday Addams.
Teportedly, the showrunners and writers of the live action series are going to be the creators of Smallville, Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
And if things work out, this will be Tim Burton’s first television project since 1993, when he produced Family Dog. Though he also directed a webseries titled The World of Stainboy that was released in 2000.
The first Addams Family TV series came out in 1964. Its been so far adapted into four different TV shows, four films.
The latest Addams Family movie, a sequel to the animated movie from 2019, is slated for October 2021 theatre release.