Will Johnny Depp play Uncle Fester in Wednesday? Tim Burton’s secret casting sparks rumours

Johnny Depp is rumored to be playing Uncle Fester in Wednesday – Tim Burton’s Addams Family spin-off, due out on Netflix this fall.

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

Will Johnny Depp play 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 many indications that the actor will take on the role.

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

Uncle Fester’s role will be kept “secret” until the show’s premiere.

Uncle Fester, played by Jackie Coogan in the original series, was absent from the Netflix show’s trailer, which according to the show’s creator Alfred Gough was intended.

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