Charlize Theron Joins Animated “Addams Family” movie

The Addams family is finally complete. 

MGM has finally released the official voice cast list for its new animated film about everyone’s favorite macabre family.

Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron will voice star as the family’s patriarch and matriarch: Gomez and Morticia Addams. Their son Pugsley and daughter Wednesday, will be voiced by Finn Wolfhard and Chloe Grace Moretz. respectively. Finally, Bette Midler will play grandmama and Allison Janney will voice the family’s archenemies. 

The new film follows the kooky and creepy family as they face off against a reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, à la Addams. 

Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan are co-directing from a screenplay based on Charles Addams’ New Yorker cartoons. The film will be produced by Vernon with Gail Berman, via The Jackal Group.

“Greg and I have always been a fan of the Addams Family in past versions, so when we set out to make this movie, we were excited to do something new,” said Vernon. “With that in mind, I drew from the brilliantly original Charles Addams New Yorker cartoons for the look of the film and decided to tell the story of how Gomez and Morticia meet, find their house and start their family.”

The Addams Family hits theaters October 11, 2019.

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