Oscar Isaac Literally Looks Like Gomez Addams but This Is the Addams Family Trailer We’re Getting
When news broke of Oscar Isaac being cast as Gomez Addams, the internet breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, we’d have a Gomez who looked perfect, and if they gave us Eva Green as Morticia, all our fancasting dreams would become a reality. But then they announced it was animated, and our hope began to dwindle, and now, with the new trailer, we see a return to the Gomez from the original comic strip and dear lord, someone help me. Oscar Isaac is literally right there.
I will say, though, that having Wednesday Addams with noose braids had me squealing, even if there seems to be a severe lacking of Cousin Itt.
As predicted, though, we had a bit of a problem with Oscar Isaac being the original Gomez Addams—mainly because, again, he literally looks like Gomez Addams in real life, and who decided this? Who is responsible?
Oscar Isaac out here looking like Gomez Addams normally and then this is what we’re given with the Addams Family animated movie… pic.twitter.com/5OVWmy7rOF
— rachel leishman (@RachelLeishman) April 9, 2019
i am morally obligated to see anything with the words “oscar isaac” and “addams family” involved but, ummm. https://t.co/CMDkWXEkMx
— lindsey romain (@lindseyromain) April 9, 2019
If Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron truly love us and want us to be happy they will do every junket and red carpet in full Addams cosplay and they will never leave each other’s sides ever the entire time
— victoria mcnally (@vqnerdballs) April 9, 2019
As excited as I am, though, is any Morticia Addams going to beat Anjelica Huston’s portrayal of the character?
Addams Family Values is one of the best American comedies of the past 30 years, a stone-cold classic of suburban satire that’s endlessly quotable and features top notch performances from all involved. pic.twitter.com/3ANaNxZp1H
— Kayleigh Donaldson (@Ceilidhann) April 9, 2019
We are a society that loves the Addams family, and this movie reminds us of its long history as part of the cultural zeitgeist, but also … Oscar Isaac was literally right there, looking like Gomez Addams, and you animated him??????? Will I ever get over this upset? Probably not, but if Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac at least dress like their characters for one photo shoot, I will forgive everything and throw myself into this movie with my whole heart.
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