Netflix is already a money-making company with Stranger Things attached to its name, and a recently released series called Wednesday made the streaming platform even more eminent. Given the success and great audience turnout of the show, which stars Jenna Ortega in the titular role, fans are hyped for season 2, and the actress teased something about the upcoming second season.
Given that Wednesday just recently received its season two renewal, many are asking what the status of the production is. Does the filming start or the table read anything? To answer the fans' queries, during the red carpet for the 2023 Golden Globes, Ortega told Variety that she hasn't even seen the script.
“I have seen nothing and I know nothing,” she said. “I feel like sometimes as the actor, you just kind of were told what to do, but I'm waiting on it. I think they're just starting to get a writers room together, so maybe soon,”
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Wednesday follows Wednesday Addams (Ortega), the Addams family's eldest child. Wednesday is seen with her morbid interest in torture and her ever-growing dark personality as she attends an exclusive boarding school for misfits. Since its premiere on November 23rd, the series has been breaking and establishing records. It currently ranks second on the streaming giant after Stranger Things Season 4, outpacing other popular shows like Bridgerton and Dahmer—the Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.
One of the famous scenes in the series is a dance scene on Episode 4 that exploded on TikTok once it got remixed to Lady Gaga’s "Bloody Mary." While speaking to Variety, Ortega talked about the popularity of the dance craze and how it would be wild to have Gaga cast on the Netflix show.
“I'm sure Netflix would love that,” Ortega answered the question of what role might be fitting for Gaga in season 2. “I think Mrs. Thornhill and Wednesday had this weird mentor relationship or kind of understood each other in a certain way, so, if Lady Gaga were to be a part, I think it would have to be two monsters that understand each other.”
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In a separate interview with E! News, the Stuck in the Middle star shared what element she would like to see in season 2’s story exploration, “I think, me personally, I would love to see the series get a little bit darker, and embrace the horror aspect a little bit more.” she noted.
Season 2 has yet to receive a release window, but Wednesday's season 1 is available to stream on Netflix.