Fans of the Addams Family have been delighted to see Jenna Ortega take on the iconic role of Wednesday Addams. Ortega brings a fresh perspective to the character and has breathed new life into Wednesday’s story. We join Wednesday as she is sent to Nevermore Academy for causing mischief at other schools, and we soon learn that she possesses psychic powers. Ortega also plays Goody Addams, Wednesday’s deceased ancestor whom Wednesday sees in visions of the past. This new take on Wednesday Addams is sure to be a hit with fans of the Addams family and anyone who appreciates a great story. Jenna Ortega: A Fresh Take on the Addams Family’sWednesday Addams
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Who is Jenna Ortega?
Jenna Ortega is an American actress and model best known for her roles in the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle, Jane the Virgin, and the 2019 Netflix film The Babysitter: Killer Queen. Most recently, she has taken on the role of Wednesday Addams in the Netflix series The Addams Family, a part that was originally made famous by actress Christina Ricci in 1991’s The Addams Family movie.
At just 18 years old, Jenna Ortega is a young, talented and ambitious star on the rise. She has won two Teen Choice Awards and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. As Wednesday Addams, she brings a fresh perspective to the iconic character with her clever wit and dry sense of humor. Ortega also plays Goody Addams, Wednesday’s deceased ancestor whom Wednesday sees in visions of the past. This makes for a unique and dynamic story line, as Wednesday tries to understand her powers and mysterious family heritage.
What is her background?
Jenna Ortega is a young American actress and model, who is best known for her portrayal of Harley Diaz in the Disney Channel show “Stuck in the Middle”. She has starred in films such as “Iron Man 3”, “Insidious: Chapter 2” and “The Babysitter”.
Ortega is of Puerto Rican, African-American, and European descent. She started out as a model and made her acting debut in 2009 in the Nickelodeon series, “True Jackson, VP”. She has since gone on to star in numerous television shows and movies, including the Netflix show “Elena of Avalor” where she voiced the character Princess Isabel.
Her most recent role is that of Wednesday Addams in the upcoming Netflix film adaptation of the beloved classic “The Addams Family”. Ortega brings a fresh take to Wednesday, playing her as a 16 year old girl who possesses psychic powers and has been sent to Nevermore Academy for causing mischief at other schools. Ortega also plays Goody Addams, Wednesday’s deceased ancestor whom Wednesday sees in visions of the past.
What makes her unique?
Jenna Ortega brings something fresh to the role of Wednesday Addams. Unlike the original Wednesday Addams, Jenna’s version of the character is 16-years-old and possesses psychic powers. This gives her a unique edge that sets her apart from other adaptations. She also plays Goody Addams, Wednesday’s deceased ancestor who she sees in visions of the past. Jenna has a strong sense of justice and isn’t afraid to stand up for what she believes in. She is sent to Nevermore Academy for causing mischief at other schools, where she uses her supernatural powers to help her classmates solve their problems and defeat evil forces. Jenna’s version of Wednesday is rebellious, adventurous and determined, making her an interesting and complex character that audiences can’t help but root for.
Karina Varadi portrayed young Wednesday
Karina Varadi is set to portray a younger version of Wednesday Addams in Netflix’s upcoming spinoff series. Wednesday is the daughter of Morticia and Gomez Addams and is known for her dark humor and spooky outlook on life. As the spinoff series is set to explore Wednesday’s teenage years, Varadi will be playing the younger version of this iconic character.
Varadi has appeared in various television shows and movies since she began acting in 2008. Her credits include roles on Mad Men, Southland, and NCIS: Los Angeles. Most recently, Varadi played a young Anya Taylor-Joy in The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion. Her casting as young Wednesday Addams is sure to bring a unique take on the character, as it delves into Wednesday’s past.
Varadi’s casting brings a fresh perspective to the Addams family, as viewers get to explore Wednesday’s backstory and formative years. It will be interesting to see how she portrays this darkly humorous character and how it contrasts with Ortega’s portrayal of her older self.