Is Johnny Depp Playing Uncle Fester in ‘Wednesday’? Tim Burton’s Secret Casting Sparks Rumors

It’s rumored that Johnny Depp will play Uncle Fester in “Wednesday” – Tim Burton’s “Addams Family” spin-off set to hit Netflix this fall.

Fans of Depp, who recently won a legal victory over ex-wife Amber Heard in his defamation lawsuit, have been eagerly awaiting his return to the screen and will no doubt welcome the opportunity to see him on the comedy show.

Is Johnny Depp Playing Uncle Fester In ‘Wednesday’?

Depp’s involvement in the series has yet to be confirmed, but since the show’s creators have gone to great lengths to keep the casting for the role a secret, there are plenty of indications that the actor will take the role.

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In “Wednesday”, Jenna Ortega plays as Wednesday Addams, while Catherine Zeta-Jones plays Morticia Addams and Luis Guzmán as her husband Gomez Addams.

Uncle Fester’s role will be kept as a “secret” until the show premieres.

Uncle Fester, who was played by Jackie Coogan in the original series, was noticeably absent from the Netflix show’s trailer, which creator, Alfred Gough, says was intentional.

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