Johnny Depp to play Gomez Addams in Netflix's The Addams Family

Johnny Depp to play Gomez Addams in Netflix’s The Addams Family

According to some rumors, Johnny Depp and Tim Burton are working on a new Netflix project together “The Addams Family”. However, according to some sources, it is a reboot of “The Addams Family series (1963)”. The original sit-com was quite famous back in the 60s as well. Johnny Depp is known for bringing strange and magical characters on the big screens. Tim Burton and Johnny are good friends in real life. They have good chemistry when it comes to the big screen. Burton has mentioned many times how easy he feels while working with Johnny.

Both Johnny Depp and Tim have worked on “Sweeny Todd”, “Alice in the wonderland”, “Charlie and the chocolate factory “, “Edward Scissorhands” and many more iconic roles. They have been great friends for decades now. But, they have not done anything for a while now and last time “Dark Shadows” was the only project on which Johnny and Burton collaborated. However, according to some reports, Netflix is working on a new series and Tim Burton might work with his long-term friend Depp. The ideas still have to be pitched in front of Netflix. However, there are other streaming services as well that are interested in this idea.

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Johnny Depp role in the The Addams Family Netflix series

According to the rumors, johnny is going to play “Gomez Addams” in the upcoming series. Gomez Addams is one of the main characters of the show he plays as the husband of “Morticia Addams” and both of them have two children together. The 1963 show is based on the cartoons of the same name.

The plot of the series according to Wikipedia is known as:

The Addams Family are a close-knit extended family with decidedly macabre interests and supernatural abilities, though no explanation for their powers is explicitly given in the series. The wealthy, endlessly enthusiastic Gomez Addams (John Astin) is madly in love with his refined wife, Morticia (Carolyn Jones). Along with their daughter Wednesday (Lisa Loring), their son Pugsley (Ken Weatherwax), Uncle Fester (Jackie Coogan), and Grandmama (Blossom Rock), they reside at 0001 Cemetery Lane

Johnny Depp to play Gomez Addams in Netflix's The Addams Family

Release Date

It is hard to say anything about the release date of the project yet. The show is in the early stage of development. It is not confirmed if Johnny Depp would be part of this project. However, fans are excited after the news and they are talking about this idea on different social media platforms. They are continuously supporting Johnny Depp after his messy divorce with Amber heard.

Aliza Fatyma
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.