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Reports that Netflix is planning a reboot of “The Addams Family” television series are false. While a convincing preview video seems to signal a creepy and kooky return, it is nothing more than a viral fan-made teaser trailer.

According to Snopes, the fan-made trailer went viral in April after “Netflix Geeks” shared it on Facebook. The video, which has been viewed more than 12 million times, was not marked as fan-made in the caption, which contained only the name of the series and a promising “looks good!”. Many commenters suggested their dream cast, including Oscar Isaac as Gomez, while others pointed out that it was not a genuine Netflix series. “That would have been brilliant,” one person wrote. “Make it real.”

The fan-made teaser trailer was originally shared to YouTube. Using clips from the actual “Addams Family” television series, “Crimson Peak,” “Penny Dreadful” and more, video creator Alexia Bertha explained that she “used the Netflix logo to attract the attention of viewers and Netflix itself”—not in an effort to deliberately falsify the video. Given the success with other Netflix reboots, the hope was that the classic series would make a mysterious return.

The full list of movies used to create the spooky teaser, according to the video’s caption, is:

The Addams Family (1991) dir. Barry Sonnenfeld
Crimson Peak (2015) dir. Guillermo del Toro
Don’t Knock Twice (2016) dir. Caradog W. James
Penny Dreadful (2014-2016)
Sucker Punch (2011) dir. Zack Snyder
February (Blackcoat’s Daughter) (2015) dir. Oz Perkins
Dark Places (2015) dir. Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Watch Fan-Made Teaser Trailer for “The Addams Family” Reboot

Successful Netflix reboots include “Fuller House,” “Gilmore Girls,” and “Bill Bye Saves the World.” No doubt a reboot of “The Addams Family” television series, which ended in 1966, would deliver a serious dose of nostalgia.

Here are some examples of people talking about the Netflix reboot rumor on social media:

Social Media Reacts to Fan-Made Teaser Trailer of “The Addams Family” on Netflix

Have you seen the fan-made teaser trailer for the “Addams Family” reboot circulating social media? Do you think Netflix should consider the idea? Sound off in the comments section below!