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‘Definitely want to focus more on the family’: Wednesday Showrunners Hint Season 2, Want the Spotlight on the Addams Family

Wednesday showrunners tease a Season 2

Wednesday is a supernatural comedy horror which is based on Wednesday of the Addams Family. While Wednesday is a spin-off of The Addams Family, it is one of many released over the years. The series was recently released on Netflix and the success of its launch may give rise to another season. While a second season is not confirmed, creators and showrunners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar are aware of the direction they would run the show’s sequel.

The show focuses on Wednesday Addams as she tries to thwart a monstrous killing spree terrorizing the town as well as solve a supernatural mystery tangled with her family.

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Jenny Ortega as Wednesday

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Wednesday season 2, if it happens, could focus on the Addams Family

Wednesday Addams in Wednesday is a character with a deadpan personality and misanthropic tendencies. She, even though late, joins Nevermore Academy and makes a name for herself as she saves the town from a monster. The show consists of eight episodes that narrate the happenings in Nevermore Academy after Wednesday joins the peculiar boarding school.

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Tim Burton and Jenna Ortega

While nothing has been confirmed, Wednesday is already being teased for a second season by the showrunners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. Gough, in an interview, mentioned if a second season happens, he would like to delve more into Wednesday’s character and her friendship with Enid.

“The series is really about a girl who sees the world in black and white, and learning there are shades of gray,” Gough said talking about Wednesday. “I think like any relationship or any friendship, it can get complicated by other factors. It’s never going to be smooth sailing. And it’s really her learning to navigate the ups and downs of friendship.”

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The show which focuses on Wednesday as the main character would also feature her family members if a second season happens. The second season could even bring a spotlight on the Addams family, explaining Wednesday’s relationship with them.

An insight into Netflix’s Wednesday

Wednesday of the Addams Family is the main character of a Netflix show of her namesake. Featured by Jenna Ortega, Wednesday joins Nevermore Academy, a peculiar boarding school full of outcasts like werewolves, vampires, and psychics. Wednesday is followed by Thing, a disembodied hand that though initially a spy for Wednesday’s parents, later becomes her trustful sidekick.

Christina Ricci as Wednesday Addams
Christina Ricci as Wednesday Addams

The show also includes Christina Ricci as Marilyn Thornhill, who formerly played Wednesday in The Addams Family (1991).

Wednesday Addams, despite being well-known for her image of coldness and self-isolation, manages to make friends at Nevermore Academy. Her alliance with Enid is a remarkable one as they both are complete opposites, while Wednesday also seems to find a brother figure in Eugene.

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While Wednesday’s initial plans are to run away from the boarding school at the first chance possible, her visions regarding killings in the local town make her take the decision to stay behind and solve them.

Wednesday, which was released on November 23, 2022, is available for streaming on Netflix.

Source: CBR

Written by Saif Madre