The Addams Family

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The Addams Family: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski to write

  • Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski ("Ed Wood") will write the adaptation of "The Addams Family".

    Tim Burton will direct the stop-motion animated film.

    He will also produce along with Chris Meledandri for Universal Pictures.


The Addams Family: Tim Burton will direct a 3D stop-motion animated adaptation

  • Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland) will direct a 3D stop-motion animated adaptation of "The Addams Family".

  • Illumination Entertainment acquired the rights to the Addams drawings and Chris Meledandri will be producing.

  • The film will be inspired by Charles Addams' original Addams Family illustrations, which were a staple of The New Yorker magazine, and not by the Addams Family TV show, the two animated series or the movies from the nineties.