The festive season calls for uninterrupted family time and what better way to celebrate it with an animated family comedy movie with your loved ones. Presenting viewers a perfect opportunity to cherish their Christmas weekend, Times Network English Entertainment channels, Movies Now, MNX, Romedy Now and MN+ is all set to simulcast the Indian Television premiere of the macabre comedy, The Addams Family, this Sunday, December 27 at 1 PM and 9 PM, respectively.
Directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, The Addams Family (2019) is a modernized animated version consisting of a star-studded voice cast like Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Fin Wolfhard among others. Continuing the immortal legacy of the iconic family, the movie brings the celebrated spooky characters of Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma back to life. Based on the quintessential franchise which was a television show in the 1960s, a hit animated series in the early 1970s, and a live-action movie franchise in the 1990s, the contemporary adaptation follows the Addams as they move to New Jersey where they forcefully adapt to the 21st century. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams eerie hilltop mansion is standing in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighbourhood. The movie explores the ghoulish details of the Addam’s and the endearing sweetness of their dynamic relationship in today’s era.
A sequel, The Addams Family 2 with Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan returning to direct, is scheduled to release in October 2021.