Casting Call for Netflix’s “Wednesday” TV Show 2024 – Ireland

Wednesday” is back in production for the new 2024/2025 season and the show is filming in Ireland. Yes, Ireland. Actually quite a few shows filmed in Ireland including the popular HBO series Game of Thrones.

The popular Netflix series combines elements of coming-of-age, supernatural, comedy, and horror genres, which is, of course, inspired by the iconic character Wednesday Addams from Charles Addams’ universe. Conceived by creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, the show features Jenna Ortega in the lead role as Wednesday Addams, alongside an ensemble cast which includes Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Emma Myers, Joy Sunday, Georgie Farmer, Naomi J. Ogawa, and Christina Ricci, among others. Notably, Tim Burton, known for his unique visual style and storytelling, directs four episodes of the first season and serves as an executive producer.

Not in Ireland? Check out the Background actors / extras jobs page.

As a giveaway by the show’s name, “Wednesday,” the series follows Wednesday Addams as a teen Wednesday is thrown into a new school environment and finds herself with a murder mystery that she is looking into.

Following a mischievous retaliation against bullies tormenting her brother Pugsley, Wednesday Addams finds herself expelled from school. In response, her unconventional parents, Gomez and Morticia Addams, decide to enroll her at Nevermore Academy. Located in the peculiar town of Jericho, Vermont, this exclusive institution caters to monstrous outcasts like Wednesday. Despite her chilly demeanor and rebellious tendencies, Wednesday struggles to connect with her fellow students, drawing the ire of the school’s stern principal, Larissa Weems. However, she soon discovers her inherited psychic abilities, inherited from her mother, Morticia.


The new season of Netflix’s Wednesday will be filming in Ireland beginning this month and the show’s extras casting at Celtic Casting are looking for locals to work as paid background actors on the set of Wednesday.

For those that love the Netflix show and are looking for a chance to fill some small, non speaking roles, please remember that the series is filming in Ireland and the casting directors cannot consider anyone who isnt local to the area and a citizen of the country. These are background roles that always cast area locals, only.

Live in Ireland and interested? See below. Please only apply if you actually live in Ireland.

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  1. Indie

    Hello, my name is indie and I am 13 years, I love wednesday so much and it would be my absolute dream to be in it! I don’t live in Ireland but my parents are happy to travel and bring me there. I have expression, I go to a drama club and am joining a drama school, In my opinion I am a good actor and I think I could really impress you if I were to be on wednesday. I have medium length brown hair, blue eyes and freckles. I am around 5’5 and I am fun, and will take on any challenges, whatever I have to do I will do it. I can dance and I have wanted to be an actor since I can’t remember, my parents have told me I probably wont get into a show but I am gonna try until I do, I am looking for different shows to be in but most are too old for me but I have hope and hope is the best thing you can have! I look older than my age and am willing to try anything new out. Thank you so much for spending your time to read this if you have, I hope you have a great day/night and find the best person for the show.

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