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If you, like Jezebel Senior Writer Rich Juzwiak, found Elsie Fisher’s Eighth Grade performance “downright miraculous,” you’ll be pleased to hear that she just booked her next role.

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She’s been cast in animated movie The Addams Family, the latest adaptation of Charles Addams’s mid-century comic strip, Variety reports. The plot, per Variety “will follow the Addams family, whose lives begin to unravel when they face off against a crafty reality TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.”

Fisher will be playing a character named Parker Needler, the daughter of Allison Janney’s Margaux Needler, who Variety describes as the titular family’s “nemesis.” I’m assuming that makes her the aforementioned “crafty reality TV host”?

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Anyway, this thing’s probably gonna be huge considering who else is in it: Oscar Isaac as Gomez, Charlize Theron as Morticia, Bette Midler as Grandmama, Chloë Grace Moretz as Wednesday… MGM’s The Addams Family hits theaters October 11, 2019.

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