Jenna and Christina
Jenna Ortega discusses her relationship with Christina Ricci. Pic credit score: © Thompson/AdMedia

Wednesday star Jenna Ortega has opened up about her bond with Christina Ricci whereas filming the brand new Netflix present. 

The Scream star takes on the enduring Addams Household position as Wednesday for a spin-off sequence which additionally options predecessor Christina Ricci in a model new half.

Christina performed the character within the 1991 movie The Addams Household and its 1993 follow-up Addams Household Values.  

Tim Burton directs Wednesday and in addition options Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán as Wednesday’s dad and mom, Morticia and Gomez Addams, in addition to SNL’s Fred Armisen enjoying Uncle Fester.

Within the new sequence, we discover Wednesday Addams, a homicidal teen, becoming a member of Nevermore Academy, the place she undertakes fixing a supernatural case of a monstrous killer in a close-by city.

Chatting with E! Online concerning the present and her bond with the Hollywood legend, Jenna shared, “Enjoying Wednesday as a youngster—I feel we had that dialog a bit bit later.”

Jenna Ortega on her relationship with Christina Ricci

Talking about Christina, the You alum added, “She associated to a whole lot of the struggles or fascinating challenges that made the job extra enjoyable or thrilling in sure features, and that I actually appreciated.”

Jenna additionally admitted that she and Christina found that enjoying Wednesday requires a whole lot of sarcasm, maybe greater than the typical particular person.  

“We each are a bit dry,” she defined. 

“If we’re speaking to one another, neither one among us can inform whether or not the opposite particular person is being critical or not. It’s type of a enjoyable recreation.”

In the identical interview, Jenna additionally expressed her need to work with Christina once more, maybe on her different hit TV sequence, Yellowjackets.

Though Christina’s presence on set made Jenna really feel a bit nervous at first, she advised Screen Rant that she discovered a solution to pay respect to Christina’s Wednesday whereas additionally placing her personal spin on the character.

When is Wednesday on Netflix? 

The brand new spin-off is a live-action sequence with eight episodes, directed by famed moviemaker and artist Tim Burton.

Burton is fashionable for his gothic fantasy work in The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas, Beetlejuice, Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit (2005), and the musical-to-movie adaptation of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Road.

The present premiered on Netflix earlier this week on Wednesday (November 23).

It takes viewers on a winding murder-mystery story as Wednesday is sought to search out out who was maiming and killing the residents of Jericho. 

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