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The Spookiest and Kookiest Family Returns to Theaters October 2021 in the ‘The Addams Family 2’

The Spookiest and Kookiest Family Returns to Theaters October 2021 in the ‘The Addams Family 2’

  • "A sequel. How original."

The first family of Halloween is returning to the big screen in the new animated sequel The Addams Family 2.

MGM has unveiled the first trailer for the follow up to the studio’s 2019 box-office smash hit The Addams Family starring Charlize Theron as Morticia, Oscar Isaac as Gomez, Chloë Grace Moretz portraying Wednesday along with Nick Kroll as Fester, Bette Midler as Grandma and Snoop Dogg giving voice to Cousin Itt.

Three-time Emmy Award-winner and Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader joins the star-studded cast to voice the new character of Cyrus and Utopia’s Javon “Wanna” Walton boards the sequel to replace Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley.

“The success of last year’s animated film was proof of the enduring legacy of The Addams Family and its ability to transcend popular culture. This second film will be every bit as fun as the original,” shared director Greg Tiernan in a statement. “We are thrilled to welcome Bill Hader and Javon Walton, and to welcome back our incredible original cast for this exciting next chapter in the Addams’s journey.”

The sequel finds the Addams get tangled up in wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters. Always staying true to themselves, the Addams Family brings their iconic spookiness and kookiness wherever they go.

The teaser came along with an Addams Family Voice Challenge that grants a superfan the unique opportunity to voice a yet-to-be-named character in the film. Fans may visit www.AddamsVoiceChallenge.com to learn more and enter the contest running from October 8 to November 4.

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Laura Brousseau and Kevin Pavlovic will serve as co-directors alongside Tiernan. Gail Berman, Conrad Vernon, Danielle Sterling and Alison O’Brien will produce the film. Jonathan Glickman, Cassidy Lange and Andrew Mittman are serving as executive producers on the kookiest and spookiest animated film based on the character created by Charles Addams.

MGM will release the sequel in theaters until October 8, 2021.

Watch the first trailer for The Addams Family 2 and enjoy the wacky adventure below:

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