Star Wars And Game Of Thrones Star Joins Netflix's Wednesday

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Actor Gwendoline Christie, who played Captain Phasma in the Star Wars franchise and Brienne of Tarth in the Game of Thrones franchise, has joined Tim Burton’s upcoming series reimagining of The Addams Family for Netflix.

The announcement came via a release from the streaming service, which also indicates that Christie will play Larissa Weems, “the principal of Nevermore Academy who still has an axe to grind with her former classmate Morticia Addams.” Christie is the latest to join an ever-growing ensemble, which also recently added 10 actors in August. All these names round out the already impressive recent announcement that Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzman will be starring, respectively, as Morticia and Gomez Addams.

Burton will serve as director and executive producer on the eight-episode series. Al Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville) will serve as showrunners and executive producers alongside Burton and Andrew Mittman for 1.21, Kevin Miserocchi, Kayla Alpert, Jonathan Glickman for Glickmania, and Gail Berman.

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