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‘She understands the character better than the writers’: Jenna Ortega Becoming Wednesday Season 2 Executive Producer Receives Universal Acclaim

'She understands the character better than the writers': Jenna Ortega Becoming Wednesday Season 2 Executive Producer Receives Universal Acclaim

Jenna Ortega brought to life Wednesday Addams the way no other actor did. Her dedication and fusion with the character very quickly became iconic. Her portrayal of the character was so unique and the way she understood her character had gotten her a lot of praise. The first season managed to gain so much success that Netflix was left with no choice but to renew it for a second season.

Jenna Ortega saves Wednesday from teen rebel stereotype
Jenna Ortega as Wednesday

In the account of the second season saw a new chapter in the titular character’s life, Jenna Ortega will also have a bigger role to play in the series. Apart from being the leader of the show, she will now also be an executive producer for Wednesday. 

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Jenna Ortega To Produce And Star In The Second Season Of Wednesday

Jenna Ortega starred as the titular character on Wednesday and the fame she received for playing the character was far beyond what she had accepted. Her dark personality and gripping acting managed to create a fanbase that made the character in the Addams Family famous. The potential that her character had in previous projects was all explored in the series and fans seemed to admire it a lot. The actress will now also be producing the second season.

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday
Jenna Ortega as Wednesday

While this will not be the first time Ortega sits in the producer’s chair, Wednesday has been her biggest project yet, and to be producing the series that made her an iconic star is unique on its own. She admitted that she always looks to hear the good and bad criticism no matter how brutal or good it may be. For her, this step into the production side of things allows her to connect with Wednesday Addams more. Fans are just as pleased to learn of this. She added some of her own personal touches to the the character and now as a producer, it will only improve.

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Fans Celebrate Jenna Ortega’s Hand As An Executive Producer For Wednesday

Wednesday Addams Jenna Ortega

As Jenna Ortega steps into the shoes of a producer, fans are more than happy to see her progress within the series. What the actress has brought to the table for the show has been iconic on its own. Fans did not hesitate to point out how amazing she had been throughout the first season.


According to them, she basically carried the entire series on her shoulders. Her contribution and her acting was incredible in their opinion. The audience cannot wait to see what more Ortega will add to her performance as the second season will continue the story of Wednesday Addams.

The first season of Wednesday is now streaming on Netflix.

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