First look at Catherine Zeta-Jones’ spooky transformation to Morticia Addams in Netflix’s Wednesday

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Catherine Zeta-Jones looked nothing short of sensational as she transformed into Morticia Addams in a first look image of new Netflix series Wednesday.

The actress, 52, donned a form-fitting black dress and sleek raven locks as she joined the rest of the creepy clan in a black and white image ahead of the show’s release.

Catherine follows in the footsteps of the likes of Angelica Houston, 71, who famously portrayed the spooky matriarch in two Addams Family adaptations in the 90s.

First look: Catherine Zeta-Jones looked nothing short of sensational as she transformed into Morticia Addams in a first look image of new Netflix series Wednesday

First look: Catherine Zeta-Jones looked nothing short of sensational as she transformed into Morticia Addams in a first look image of new Netflix series Wednesday

The film star was in great company for the promo shot as titlular star Jenna Ortega, 19, looked amazing in a polka dot dress and Wednesday’s signature braids.

While¬†Luis Guzm√°n’s Gomez was sharp in a pinstriped suit as he stood alongside a striped jumper-clad Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley.

Hinting there was more to come, the image was captioned: ‘Teaser coming tomorrow…’

Back in September, Catherine revealed she was ‘really looking forward’ to the ‘great camaraderie’ on the set of the series – helmed by Tim Burton – as she prepared to film the show in Romania.¬†

Transformation: The 52-year-old actress donned a form-fitting black dress and sleek raven locks as she joined the rest of the creepy clan in a black and white image ahead of the show's release

Transformation: The 52-year-old actress donned a form-fitting black dress and sleek raven locks as she joined the rest of the creepy clan in a black and white image ahead of the show's release

Role: Catherine is set to portray the matriarch in the upcoming series

Role: Catherine is set to portray the matriarch in the upcoming series

Transformation:¬†The 52-year-old actress donned a form-fitting black dress and sleek raven locks as she joined the rest of the creepy clan in a black and white image ahead of the show’s release

She told Entertainment Tonight: ‘I’m so excited to be working with the great Tim Burton, and the make-up and costume designer who I’ve worked with before, and with Luis Guzm√°n, playing Gomez, who I worked with on Traffic.¬†

‘It’s going to be a really great camaraderie. I’m really looking forward to it.’¬†

The Addams Family spin-off stars You actress Jenna Ortega in the titular role of Wednesday Addams. 

The plot is as follows: ‘Wednesday attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago ‚Äď all while navigating her new and very tangled relationships at Nevermore [Academy].’

Familiar: Catherine follows in the footsteps of the likes of Angelica Houston, 71, who famously portrayed the spooky matriarch in two Addams Family adaptations in the 90s (pictured Angelica as Morticia in 1991)

Familiar: Catherine follows in the footsteps of the likes of Angelica Houston, 71, who famously portrayed the spooky matriarch in two Addams Family adaptations in the 90s (pictured Angelica as Morticia in 1991)

Familiar: Catherine follows in the footsteps of the likes of Angelica Houston, 71, who famously portrayed the spooky matriarch in two Addams Family adaptations in the 90s (pictured Angelica as Morticia in 1991)

Gwendoline Christie recently joined the cast as Principal Larissa Weems, who holds a grudge against Morticia (Catherine).

Luis stars as her husband Gomez, while Isaac Ordonez, Victor Dorobantu and George Burcea will portray Pugsley, Thing and Lurch respectively.

Meanwhile last August, Catherine looked sensational as she channeled her character Morticia in a sizzling snap shared to Instagram.

Lead: The film star was in great company for the promo shot as titular star Jenna Ortega, 19, looked amazing in a polka dot dress and Wednesday's signature braids

Lead: The film star was in great company for the promo shot as titular star Jenna Ortega, 19, looked amazing in a polka dot dress and Wednesday's signature braids

Lead:¬†The film star was in great company for the promo shot as titular star Jenna Ortega, 19, looked amazing in a polka dot dress and Wednesday’s signature braids

Family part: Jenna follows in the footsteps of Christina Ricci, who famously played Wednesdays in the 90s movies

Family part: Jenna follows in the footsteps of Christina Ricci, who famously played Wednesdays in the 90s movies

Family part: Jenna follows in the footsteps of Christina Ricci, who famously played Wednesdays in the 90s movies

With her sleek raven locks, figure-hugging black dress and sweep of red lipstick, the actress bared an uncanny resemblance to the matriarch of the creepy fictional family.

Alongside the image, Catherine shared her excitement about her latest role in the upcoming Netflix¬†live action series Wednesday, in which she plays the titular character’s mother.

The looker was sure to set pulses racing in the smoldering snap in which she donned a sexy one-shouldered black number complete with a large satin bow.

A spotlight shined on the star which showed her shapely silhouette behind, with the Chicago star posing with one hand on her hip.  

Wow! Meanwhile last August, Catherine looked sensational as she channeled her character Morticia in a sizzling snap shared to Instagram

Wow! Meanwhile last August, Catherine looked sensational as she channeled her character Morticia in a sizzling snap shared to Instagram

Wow! Meanwhile last August, Catherine looked sensational as she channeled her character Morticia in a sizzling snap shared to Instagram

Captioning her post, Catherine penned: ‘It‚Äôs ‚ÄėWEDNESDAY!‚Äô I have channeled Morticia Addams many times in my life and now I get to play her directed by the incomparable Tim Burton in Netflix‚Äôs ‚ÄėWednesday‚Äô.¬†

In addition to Angelica, actresses who have in the past played the role in the sci-fi franchise include Carolyn Jones in the 1960s TV show and Charlize Theron in a voice-only role in the 2019 animated movie. 

In February 2021 the series was ordered by the streaming giant for eight episodes, focusing on Wednesday’s time studying at Nevermore Academy while exploring her abilities as a psychic.¬†

Coming soon: In February 2021 the series was ordered by the streaming giant for eight episodes, focusing on Wednesday's time studying at Nevermore Academy while exploring her abilities as a psychic

Coming soon: In February 2021 the series was ordered by the streaming giant for eight episodes, focusing on Wednesday's time studying at Nevermore Academy while exploring her abilities as a psychic

Coming soon:¬†In February 2021 the series was ordered by the streaming giant for eight episodes, focusing on Wednesday’s time studying at Nevermore Academy while exploring her abilities as a psychic