Wednesday 2: Netflix confirms the renewal of the series with Jenna Ortega

Netflix announced with an ironic video the renewal for season 2 on Wednesday, the series starring Jenna Ortega in the part of the young Addams.

Wednesday 2: Netflix confirms the renewal of the series with Jenna Ortega

Netflix confirmed the renewal for the season 2 of the series Wednesday with a video in which the character played by Jenna Ortega thanks the fans for their attention and approval, underlining that it was a real “torture”.
The video retraces some of the already memorable scenes of the project with the young Addams at the centre, including the presentation in Lucca which took place a few months ago.

Following Wednesday’s renewal announcement, creators, showrunners and executive producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar said in an exclusive interview with “It was incredible to create a show that connected people from all over the world. We are excited to continue Wednesday’s tortuous journey into Season 2. We can’t wait to dive headfirst into another season and explore the bizarre and spooky world of Nevermore. We just need to make sure Wednesday didn’t empty the pool early.”

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Wednesday: Jenna Ortega, star of the Netflix series

Among the data reported announcing the renewal reveals that the series ranks second in the ranking of the most popular TV products (in English) with 1.237 billion hours viewed in the first 28 days. More than 182 million households have watched the series since its debut. Wednesday surpassed one billion viewing hours just three weeks after debuting, joining Stranger Things 4 and Squid Game as the third title to reach that milestone in its first 28 days. It broke the record for the most hours viewed in a week for an English-language TV series on Netflix on Wednesday — not once, but twice — when it debuted in first place with a record 341.23 million hours viewed, and again in its second week with a staggering 411.29 million hours viewed.
Up to this point, the series has had six consecutive weeks with over 100 million hours viewed on the Most Popular TV Products (English-language) chart, setting a new record. Additionally, #WednesdayAddams has amassed over 22 billion views on TikTok.

The soundtrack to the series reached #1 on the iTunes soundtrack chart, where it remained in the Top 10 for three weeks. Wednesday Addams now has over 1 million followers on Spotify, where the track Goo Goo Muck by The Cramps has seen an increase in streams of over 9500% compared to the month before the series was released.
Wednesday’s iconic dance scene also went viral on social media around the world. Fan-generated content using Lady Gaga’s “Bloody Mary” led to an over 1800% increase in streaming of the song on Spotify compared to the month prior to the series’ release. Even Lady Gaga joined in the fun.
With over 80 million views, fans couldn’t get enough of the cast’s reaction to the iconic dance scene video, while Wednesday’s viral make-up has been searched and viewed over 100 million times by fans on TikTok.

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The 8-episode series is an investigative and supernatural mystery that traces Wednesday Addams’ years as a student at Nevermore Academy, describing her attempts to control her paranormal powers, to foil a monstrous series of murders that terrorize the local community and to solve the mystery involving her parents 25 years ago…all while exploring new and complicated relationships at Nevermore.

The cast consists of Jenna Ortega (Wednesday Addams), Gwendoline Christie (Principal Larissa Weems), Jamie McShane (Sheriff Galpin), Percy Hynes White (Xavier Thorpe), Hunter Doohan (Tyler Galpin), Emma Myers (Enid Sinclair), Joy Sunday (Bianca Barclay), Naomi J Ogawa (Yoko Tanaka), Moosa Mostafa (Eugene Ottinger), Georgie Farmer (Ajax Petropolus), Riki Lindhome (Dr. Valerie Kinbott), with Christina Ricci (Marilyn Thornhill) and guest stars Catherine Zeta- Jones (Morticia Addams), Luis Guzmán (Gomez Addams), Fred Arimisen (Uncle Fester), Isaac Ordonez (Pugsley Addams).

Wednesday 2: Netflix confirms the renewal of the series with Jenna Ortega