Jenna Ortega unveils spine-chilling updates for Wednesday season 2
Jenna Ortega hints at a scarier Season 2 of Wednesday, emphasizing her character's independence and the series' supernatural thrill.
Jenna Ortega (Source: Teen Vogue)
As we look back on the supernatural saga that took the world by storm, Jenna Ortega's portrayal of the iconic Wednesday Addams remains a standout moment in television history. The young star, who has since become a household name, shared intriguing insights into the eagerly anticipated second season of Netflix's hit series, Wednesday. With production underway, Ortega's revelations hint at a darker, more individualistic journey for her character, promising to deepen the show's horror roots and captivate audiences once more.
Ortega, while juggling her role in the horror franchise "Scream VI" and hosting duties on "Saturday Night Live," teased that the upcoming season would "up the horror aspect" of the show. "I think we want to up the horror aspect of it a little bit and get Wednesday out of the romantic situation and just let her be her own individual and fight her own crime," she shared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This bold direction aims to let Wednesday shine as a standalone character, unencumbered by romantic entanglements, and delve deeper into the supernatural elements that fans adore.
Ortega's commitment to maintaining the integrity of her character was evident during the filming of the first season. She candidly discussed having to put my foot down to ensure that Wednesday's actions remained true to her unique, enigmatic nature. "Her being in a love triangle made no sense," Ortega reflected, emphasizing her protective stance over Wednesday's character development. Her dedication to authenticity has not only endeared her to fans but also set a precedent for actor involvement in character portrayal.
Wednesday has quickly ascended to become one of Netflix's most beloved English-language series, amassing over 1.02 billion total hours viewed in just three weeks since its premiere. Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, the series offers a fresh take on the Addams family lore, focusing on Wednesday's adventures at the supernatural boarding school Nevermore Academy. The ensemble cast, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, and Christina Ricci, complements Ortega's standout performance, creating a rich, immersive world that fans eagerly continue to explore.
As we anticipate the return of Wednesday with its enhanced horror elements and deeper character exploration, Jenna Ortega's insights offer a promising glimpse into the evolution of a series that has captured the imaginations of viewers worldwide. Her fierce protection of Wednesday Addams' character and the creative team's commitment to elevating the show's supernatural aspects promise a second season filled with even more intrigue, mystery, and, of course, horror.
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