The highly anticipated Addams Family spinoff series Wednesday recently premiered on Wednesday November 23rd on Netflix. Directed and executive produced by Tim Burton, Wednesday stars Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, Gwendoline Christie as Principal Larissa Weems, Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe, Jamie McShane as Sheriff Galpin, Hunter Doohan as Tyler Galpin, Emma Myers as Enid Sinclair, Joy Sunday as Bianca Barclay, Naomi J Ogawa as Yoko Tanaka, Moosa Mostafa as Eugene Ottinger, Georgie Farmer as Ajax Petropolus, Riki Lindhome as Dr. Kinbott, with Christina Ricci as Marilyn Thornhill, Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia Addams, Luis Guzmán as Gomez Addams, and Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley Addams.

(L-R) Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams and Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe in episode 101 of Wednesday. Photo by: Vlad Cioplea/Netflix

The supernaturally infused mystery follows Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday attempts to master her 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 all while navigating her new and very tangled relationships at Nevermore.

Percy Hynes White as Xavier Thorpe in episode 106 of Wednesday. Photo by: Vlad Cioplea/Netflix

We were joined on the Popternative show by Percy Hynes White who plays Xavier, a fellow student at Nevermore who can bring drawings and photos to life. Percy tells us who he originally auditioned for, working alongside Jenna Ortega, Xavier’s character development, the genre-bending components of Wednesday, and much more.

Watch the full interview below.

Wednesday is streaming on Netflix.

Check out our other interviews with the cast of Wednesday here.

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