Fan casting became reality when it was announced last year that Oscar Isaac was in talks to voice Gomez Addams in Sausage Party director Conrad Vernon‘s animated Addams Family film for MGM, and that casting has since been confirmed. Today, the entire core voice cast was announced, and it’s pretty fantastic all around.
Charlize Theron will voice Morticia Addams, with Chloe Grace Moretz as Wednesday Addams. The cast also includes Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley Addams, Nick Kroll as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler as Grandmama, and Allison Janney as Margaux Needler.
The film follows the family as they face-off against a crafty reality TV host (Janney) while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.
Moretz got her start by starring in Platinum Dunes’ The Amityville Horror remake alongside Ryan Reynolds, and also starred in the Carrie and Let Me In remakes. Wolfhard broke out in Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and even more so in New Line’s IT. He can also be seen in Amblin’s The Turning. Theron’s horror history dates back to the Keanu Reeves-starring The Devil’s Advocate.
Pamela Pettler (Corpse Bride) wrote the script, with revisions by Matt Lieberman. Vernon will produce with Gail Berman and Alex Schwartz, principals of production house the Jackal Group. Andrew Mittman and Kevin Miserocchi will exec produce. Deadline first reported the news.
The film has been dated for release on October 11, 2019.