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Get prepared, lovers of all issues spooky: “Wednesday” has been formally renewed for a second season. Netflix introduced the information on Jan. 6 with a brief teaser that includes footage of Jenna Ortega because the titular Wednesday alongside scenes from the present and pictures of fan occasions. The clip additionally used Lady Gaga’s “Bloody Mary” as its soundtrack, a music that turned related to the present on TikTok. “The international phenomenon will return for season two,” Netflix mentioned within the clip.
More torture is coming. Lucky you. pic.twitter.com/t11LptFk7e
— Wednesday Addams (@wednesdayaddams) January 6, 2023
Netflix teased the continuation of the hit Addams Family collection with a tweet posted a day earlier on Jan. 5, sharing a clip of Wednesday (Ortega) from the season finale the place she’s sitting at her typewriter. She writes, “The End,” on the finish of her novel manuscript earlier than including a query mark, and Netflix merely captioned the video “???????”
It appeared apparent that Netflix would certainly renew “Wednesday” since it has been a runaway hit following its November 2022 debut. On Jan. 3, the streamer introduced that the collection was as soon as once more the most-watched present on its English-language TV collection checklist. The present additionally went viral on TikTok after tons of viewers mimicked Ortega’s iconic dance and earned two 2023 Golden Globes nominations.
“Wednesday” was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, primarily based on cartoonist Charles Addams’s Addams Family idea. The first 4 episodes of the Netflix collection have been directed by Tim Burton. When the present returns, Ortega will, in fact, be again, and it is potential a lot of the solid who made it out of season one alive along with her will return to Nevermore Academy, together with Emma Myers as Enid Sinclair and Joy Sunday as Bianca Barclay. The present additionally options Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia, Luis Guzmán as Gomez, Isaac Ordonez as Pugsley, Fred Armisen as Uncle Fester, and Victor Dorobantu as Thing. It’s not clear but what launch date Netflix has in thoughts for the second season.
Ortega shared her needs for season two in a Nov. 30 interview with “Entertainment Tonight.” “I type of need her to be darker,” she mentioned. “I need her to get extra within the nitty-gritty of issues and never play issues so secure, as a result of there are lots of strains about her saving the college and doing no matter, however for me, her principal drive with the monster is of a competitiveness. Kind of, ‘Man, how’s this man doing this?'”
Ortega added, “I feel I need it to proceed down an antihero stream moderately than a typical hero.” Well, we’re right here for no matter she has in thoughts.