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MGM’S ‘The Addams Family’ Feature Finds Its Brood

Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler and Allison Janney lend their voices

Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler and Allison Janney will voice ‘The Addams Family,’ due in theaters Oct. 11, 2019, from MGM.

LOS ANGELES -- The voice cast for MGM’s animated feature The Addams Family has been announced, featuring Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler and Allison Janney.

Golden Globe winner Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Annihilation) will voice Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Theron (Atomic Blonde, Mad Max: Fury Road) is Morticia Addams, Moretz  (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, If I Stay) plays Wednesday Addams, Wolfhard (It, Netflix’s Stranger Things) is Pugsley Addams, Kroll (Big Mouth, Sing) is Uncle Fester, Midler (Hocus Pocus, Beaches) is Grandmama and Academy Award winner Janney (I, Tonya) plays the family’s archnemesis, Margaux Needler.

Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends, Day of the Diesels) co-direct from Matt Lieberman’s screenplay based on the Charles Addams' iconic cartoon series. The film will be produced by Vernon with Gail Berman, via her shingle The Jackal Group, and Alex Schwartz. It will be executive produced by Andrew Mittman, Kevin Miserocchi and Joe Earley. Tabitha Shick, MGM’s executive director, worldwide motion pictures, is overseeing the project on behalf of the studio. CG Animation and digital visual effects production is underway in Vancouver at Cinesite Studios.

Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, this animated action-comedy will follow the Addams family whose lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style.

The Addams Family will be distributed theatrically in the U.S. by MGM on Oct. 11, 2019.

Source: MGM

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