Tim Burton’s Netflix series, Wednesday is well on the way. The 8-episode first season is turning out to be quite the exciting project. Just this week we announced that longtime Burton collaborator, Danny Elfman is going to score the series. Now, one of the Addams Family’s iconic roles has been cast.
The role of Addams Family butler, Lurch will be played by George Burcea. Burcea is famous for his roles in Comrade Detective, Say Yes and Dawn of Night among others. The Frankenstein-like butler was originally played by Ted Cassidy who was also famous for his role as Tarzan. Cassidy made the role iconic. Since then the part of Lurch has been portrayed by Carel Struycken, John DeSantis and Zachary James.
The synopsis for Wednesday goes like this: