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THE ADDAMS FAMILY Trailer Is Out and We Love It

Priya Sridhar

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A 2016 MBA graduate and published author, Priya Sridhar has been writing fantasy and science fiction for fifteen years, and counting, as well as contributing columns to Chalkpack Magazine and drawing a webcomic for five years. She also enjoys reading, biking, movie-watching, and classical music. One of her stories made the Top Ten Amazon Kindle Download list, and Alban Lake published her novella Carousel. Priya lives in Miami, Florida with her family and posts monthly at her blog A Faceless Author. Website Twitter: @PriyaJSridhar

We all know it. The familiar melody. Our fingers snapping. A family where a severed hand, a Frankenstein’s monster, and a carpet monster gather together. Wednesday Addams becoming a meme for taking no nonsense.

We got a trailer for a 3D movie featuring this quirky household, complete with the finger snapping and an epic version of the theme song. A married couple engages in kinky hijinks and raves over them, while the kids play with explosions and electricity. We know this household: the Addams family. The cast includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz and Finn Wolfhard.

The Addams Family was originally a comic strip by Charles Addams that ran in the New Yorker starting in 1937. Addams would later collect them in trade books such as Chas Addams Happily Ever After: A Collection of Cartoons to Chill the Heart of You. Soon his new family would become stars in a sitcom, a cartoon, and a film series. The film is popular with Tumblr uses to point to Gomez and Morticia Addams as examples of relationship goals; Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron have big shoes to fill. I suggest using cement, since it’s what the Addamses would do.